This Division manages, maintains and repairs approximately 138 miles of City streets and rights-of-way, and is dedicated to the highest quality workmanship at the lowest cost possible.
The Street Division is responsible for:
- Constructing and maintaining over 50 miles of sidewalks.
- Maintaining over 138 miles of city streets.
- Maintaining the downtown area street scape & median plantings throughout the city
- Repairing all water cuts made to roads and sidewalks.
- Pruning or removal of the city tree inventory in row
- Street Sweeping
- Mowing and Maintaining City Row
- Special Projects througout the city as well as assisting other city departments with construction activities
6th Street Bridge
in 2012, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the City of Griffin completed the utilities relocation, demolition of existing 1912 bridge and completed the construction of a new elevated bridge over NFS rail lines. The 1912 bridge was weight restricted do to deterioration of the structure and the bridge required elevating due to the height of new rail cars for the 21st century. Furthermore due to weight restrictions school buses and fire engines could not utilize the old bridge. The cost of construction was 4.5 million dollars funded with SPLOST funds and FHWA bridge funds.
Maple Drive Bridge
In 2013, the Maple Drive Bridge was constructed replacing a smaller culvert. SPLOST collections funded this project and the cost of construction was $485,600.00.
12th Street Bridge
In 2018, the 12th Street Bridge was constructed replacing a failed culvert. SPLOST collections funded this project and the cost of construction was $245,000.00.
Springer Drive Culvert
in 2018, the Springer Drive Culvert was constructed replacing the under sized and failing existing culvert. SPLOST collections funded this project and the cost of construction was $451,300.00
Milling and Resurfacing of City Streets
The City of Griffin mills and resurfaces city streets, as funds are made available. Funding comes from SPLOST Funds and GDOT LIMG Funds. Since passing the first SPLOST in 2009, the city has been able to mill & resurface over 48 miles of city streets.
The City of Griffin constructs sidewalks withing the city. Funding comes from SPLOST funds and GDOT grant sources. Began GIS inventory & condition assesment of sidewalk inventory in 2012. The assesments are done on a 2 year rotation, with repairs scheduled to begin immediately on completion.