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Department of Public Works Streets

Street Department Information

The Street Department consists of 10 employees. The Street Department is responsible for maintaining Town roads, maintaining public works facilities and grounds, minor infrastructure repairs, and mowing Town owned properties and right-of-ways. Responsibility of maintaining Town roads include snow removal, street repairs, street sweeping, and street sign maintenance. The Town of Plainfield has approximately 145 centerline miles of roads the department cares for. The Street Department is also responsible for ensuring the equipment and vehicles used for such operations is maintained and in good working condition.

To Report a Street Light is Out , please provide:

  • Street Address or intersection
  • Name of neighborhood
  • Pole number-(there should be a small tag on pole that helps identify pole)

Once you have this information you can contact Plainfield DPW (839-3490) or respond by website at the Public Works Contact Us page and we will call it in to the power company who maintains the street lights.

You may report street light outages that are the responsibility of Duke Power directly to them at the following link and receive notifications when the work is completed or regarding delays.

To Report Mailbox Damage by a Snow Plow

If your mailbox is accidently damaged by one of our snow plows, the Town does have a mailbox replacement policy. To read the policy, click here. To print out a form to report damage and file a claim, click here