Street and Drainage
The Street & Drainage Division Division (SDD), headed by Deputy Director Eric K. Dargan, is responsible for the safe operating condition of city streets and bridges, drainage ditches and storm sewers, and vehicle maintenance. The Division is headquartered at 611 Walker, with maintenance facilities located throughout the city to better serve the community. The division's operating budget is approximately $92 million with over 750 personnel. It funds all personnel, supplies, services and capital equipment needed to operate and maintain the infrastructure of the fourth largest City in the United States. The Street & Drainage Division also receives, dispatches, investigates, and responds to 3-1-1 requests, and maintains the 24/7 dispatch/hotshot operation responding to urgent SDD requests.
Led by Deputy Assistant Director Brant Gary, directs the daily operations of the Customer Service/3-1-1, Budget & Finance, Special Projects, Personnel, and Payroll and Benefits sections.
Led by Assistant Director Michael G. Hogan, P.E., CFM, directs the daily operations of the Road Side/Off Road Ditch Maintenance, Storm Sewer Maintenance, Storm Water Quality Enforcement, and Technical Services Sections.
Led by Assistant Director Diane Lowery-Binnie, directs the daily operation of the Bridge Maintenance, Specialized Maintenance and the General Maintenance sections.
Led by Deputy Assistant Director Richard Taylor, directs the maintenance of over 5,100 vehicles and heavy equipment for seventeen City departments. The Branch supports vehicles and equipment from sedans to heavy construction bulldozers. Maintenance shops are co-located with Utility Maintenance quadrants along with two central locations and a satellite shop for heavy equipment.