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    photo credit: Dan Smede

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Street Department

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The Caldwell Street Department's mission is to maintain safe driving conditions within the City of Caldwell's city limits. Our purpose is to respond to public concerns, safety hazards and ensure proper signage of streets and roadways. The street department also maintains drains, street & traffic signs, bridges, signal lights, alleys, sweeping of streets, chip-sealing to ensure better road quality, winter snowplowing, and sanding.  Fun Fact:  The City currently maintains a total of 250.6 center lane miles of roadway in Caldwell (as of 1/29/2020).

Road Closures: For a complete list of City Department responsible road closures, select the Road Closure link from the fly-out navigation bar or click here to be taken directly to the Road Closure section of our website where this information is provided.

Street Lights: Contact the Street Department at 455-3072, for repairs and outages of residential street lighting or questions concerning street lights.

Traffic Signals: The City of Caldwell Street Department maintains all signal lights in Caldwell City limits with the exception of signal lights on Cleveland & Blaine Streets. All signals on Cleveland & Blaine streets are maintained by the State of Idaho. You may contact the State of Idaho at 334-8338.

Street Signs and Traffic Signs: Report all missing or damaged street and traffic signs within the Caldwell City limits to the Street Department at 455-3072 or click here to report on-line. Stop Signs: After hours contact the Caldwell Police Department 454-7531. 

Sidewalks - New or Repair: Contact the Engineering Office at City Hall, 455-3006, or click here to be taken directly to the Engineering's LID section of our website where this information is provided.

Contact Us

Caldwell Street Department
1311 N. 3rd Avenue
Caldwell, Idaho 83605

Email: street@cityofcaldwell.org
Day Time Phone: 208-455-3072

After Hours Non-Emergency: 208-455-3072 - Leave a voice mail message
After Hours Emergency only: Contact the Caldwell Police Department - 208-454-7531 or Street Dept. emergency line - 208-890-3397.

New Traffic Signage or Pavement Markings Need Approval

Any new first time traffic control signage or pavement markings that were not pre-existing must be approved through the Traffic Commission. Once approval is granted, the Street Department will be instructed to install. For more information about the Traffic Commission, call Brent Orton, Public Works Director and Chair of the Caldwell Traffic Commission at (208) 455-4734. 

Street Banner Policy

By request, the City of Caldwell Street department installs over-the-street banners for promotion and announcement of public events. A copy of the Banner Policy and Specifications may be obtained at this link or from the City Clerk, located at 411 Blaine St. Banners are to be constructed according to the specifications the City has set. There is a fee of a minimum of $400.00 per banner for the posting and removing of a banner for all parties, except government and non-profit entities.

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