City of The Dalles, OR





Do: Shovel all sidewalks and storm water catch basins adjacent to your property. Don't: Shovel a sidewalk only on one side of your property if you live on a corner lot.
Do: Shovel the full width of the sidewalk to bare pavement. Don't: Shovel only one shovel width on the sidewalk or leave any snow on the sidewalk.
Do: Remove ice from sidewalks. Only use pet-friendly, child-safe, salt-free deicer. Don't: sprinkle rock salt or other deicers that cause damage to cement.
Do: Sprinkle a little sand on the sidewalk to prevent slipping on frosty sidewalks. Don't: Pile snow in the street or block storm water catch basins.

The Transportation Division primarily manages the operation and maintenance of over 99 miles of paved city streets in addition to: bicycle paths, sidewalks, unpaved alleys, public pedestrian access paths and right-of-ways. Division responsibilities also include Public Works fleet management and maintenance of some City-owned buildings and grounds.

Learn about Public Works Department Temporary Street Closures

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View the street closure permit  calendar. You can download or print a permit application from the Public Works Applications & Documents webpage.

Streets throughout The Dalles may be owned by the State of Oregon, Wasco County or even privately owned. View this Map of road ownership in The Dalles to determine who to call about any concerns.

For more information contact Public Works.

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Winter Weather Response3 documents

  • Snow Response Information.pdf
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  • Snow Shoveling Safety.pdf
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  • Winter Weather Response Plan
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Spring Tree Trimming2 documents

  • Trim Your Trees for Traffic Safety.pdf
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  • Annual Snowmelt Street Flooding.pdf
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Summer Street Maintenance3 documents

  • 2022 Street Maintenance Program Map
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  • 2022 Street Maintenance Program List
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  • Learn more about our community investment in safe transportation
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Fall Leaf Pick-up3 documents

  • Fall Leaf Disposal Special
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  • Sweeping for Safe Streets.pdf
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  • Trim Your Trees for Traffic Safety.pdf
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