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Streets and Construction

Crews from the Streets, Water, and Wastewater departments are hard at work repairing Denton’s streets. Use the interactive map below to find out which streets are currently under construction, as well as which ones are planned to be repaired or have been recently repaired. 

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Major Streets Currently Under Construction

 

Please note, construction end dates are an estimate. Weather, equipment breakdowns, or other unforeseen problems could cause this schedule to change.

Streets Operations


The Streets Division is responsible for repairing potholes, minor street failures, sidewalk, curb and gutter repair, and utility cuts made by various franchises. Major street maintenance is also done (reconstruction including seal coating, overlays and heat scarification) to city streets.

For questions regarding street construction on City-maintained roads, or to speak to the Street Department Manager, call (940) 349-7146 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

For County-maintained roads, contact the Denton County Road and Bridge Department at (940) 349-3430.
 

Traffic Operations

The Traffic Operations Division maintains all of the traffic signals within the Denton city limits. Traffic signs and pavement markings are also maintained by Traffic Operations on City of Denton roadways only.

For questions regarding traffic systems or markings on City-maintained roads, or to speak to the Traffic Operations Manager, call (940) 349-8462 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.


Denton County
Denton County maintenance for roadway signs and markings on county roads (940) 349-3420

TXDoT
Texas Department of Transportation maintenance for roadway signs and markings on state roads [US Highways, Interstate, and FM roadways] (940) 387-1414

Sidewalk Program

The City works to maintain existing sidewalks and construct new sidewalks where needed to create a connected sidewalk network. The City is responsible for:

  • Installation of new sidewalks
  • Repair of existing sidewalks
  • ADA-accessible ramp installation or repairs
  • Curb and gutter construction or repairs

*Driveways are the responsibility of home and business owners.

Denton voters approved in 2014 $2 million of bond funds to be spent on new sidewalks. All new sidewalk requests received are ranked based on several criteria. View the repair criteria. Highest ranked projects will move forward. Repair of existing sidewalk has a similar ranking process. View the ranking criteria.

To request a new sidewalk, report a sidewalk/curb issue, or report an ADA-accessibility issue, fill out this form. For sidewalk questions, contact Julie Anderson (940) 349-7718, or Julie.Anderson@cityofdenton.com

How are sidewalk repairs funded?
The Street Department has an annual budget of $1 million to fund sidewalk repair, curb and gutter, and address Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requests. The department works on a call-in complaint process. Sidewalk requests are evaluated by staff for urgency and status and then a plan of action is established.

Who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk in front of my home or business?
According to the City code, the City is responsible to fix/repair sidewalks in front of residential properties, assuming the location fits the criteria for repair. Non-residential properties are not included. Read the City code here