Streets Department

The City of Forest Lake Streets Department is dedicated to maintain and improve the City streets.  The City has 130 lane miles of road (30 miles of gravel) and over 25 miles of trails and sidewalks that require daily maintenance.  Staff also provides maintenance to the City’s 22 parks, Hardwood Creek Trail, and the municipal airport.  The Streets Department performs many duties including:

  • Repair and patch potholes
  • Repair or replace street signs
  • Snow plow streets and trails/sidewalks
  • Sweep streets
  • Catch basin repair and maintenance
  • Right-of –Way maintenance including tree trimming, mowing, and ditch maintenance
  • Playground maintenance
  • Gravel road maintenance
  • Year-round airport maintenance
  • Ice rink maintenance
  • “In house” equipment repair and maintenance
  1. Street Maintenance
  2. Snow Plowing and Removal
  3. Report an Issue

The Streets Department is responsible for year-round maintenance of over 130 lane miles of road and 25 miles of trails and sidewalks.  This maintenance not only includes pothole patching and gravel maintenance, but also requires ROW mowing, ditch cleaning, and tree trimming.  The Streets Department prides themselves on the safe travel of City residents, however, are unable to inspect every road every day.  The Public Works Department appreciates resident who contact us with possible hazards that have gone undetected.

  1. Public Works Shop

    Phone: 651-464-3220