General Maintenance

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What We Do

The General Maintenance Division's 18 employees are responsible for maintaining 698 lane miles of roadway, 207 miles of drainpipe, 2,909 drain manholes, 1,864 head walls, 7,278 drain inlets, and 4,547 road signs. This division always has an employee on-call 24/7 to respond to emergencies after hours such as damage caused by storms and winter weather.

Please call (901) 385-5570 to report:

  • Hazards in the street (fallen trees, potholes, other road road hazards/debris)
  • Street signs damaged or missing
  • Flooding due to stopped up storm drains
  • Sinkhole in yard or under sidewalk/driveway

Report a street light out via MLGW

Call Before You Dig

Always Call Tennessee One-Call at 811 or 1-800-351-1111 to locate underground utilities on your property.This is a free service provided to you that could prevent loss of services or even save your life.Tennessee One-Call operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days of the year. Important reminder: State law requires three business days notice for locating lines. Remember to call, it's the law!

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