The City of Paducah Street Division maintains approximately 220 miles of streets inside the city limits of Paducah. The Street Division handles issues related to maintenance and drainage in the rights-of way, storm sewers, sidewalks, curb and gutter, alley maintenance, creek maintenance, City owned parking lots, and snow and ice control. The Street Division also handles traffic related issues concerning signage and signals inside City limits. If you have questions, comments, or concerns relating to any of these issues, contact us at 270-444-8511.
Visit Olivet Church Road Improvement Project to learn more about the project located just west of Kentucky Oaks Mall that was completed in 2016.
Visit Transportation Plan to learn more about the transportation planning process between the City, County, and State.
To learn about how the Street Division prepares for winter weather including the benefits of using brine, watch the following 4-minute Paducah View video.
The map and documents below show the streets scheduled for rehabilitation for specific fiscal years. The streets are listed in no particular order and the list is subject to change.
Every few years, the Engineering-Public Works Department updates the list of all the streets within the City of Paducah and their ranking. Street Ranking Inventory >> Each street or street segment is ranked, including sidewalk, curb, and gutter, from 0 to 5 with 0 being non-existent; 1 equals a street in very bad condition; and 5 equals a street in very good condition. The inventory was last updated in December 2011.
Ranking a street helps the Engineering-Public Works Department identify the streets and areas within the City that will need attention. When ranking a street, the entire right-of-way infrastructure is evaluated. The evaluation considers the conditions of the pavement, curbs and gutters, and sidewalks. The evaluation often is done during late winter when the construction projects are at a lull. The City’s Street Superintendent drives each street in Paducah and updates the street ranking document.
The streets chosen each year for rehabilitation are not chosen solely based upon a low street ranking. Other factors taken into consideration include