Street and General Maintenance

The City of Salem Street and General Maintenance Department provides services to improve the quality of life for citizens and the community. The department is committed to the highest standards of service, operational excellence, integrity, and cost effective management and is also dedicated to maintaining a well-trained, diverse work force committed to safety and service.

This department is guided by a director, with a manager in charge of each of the five divisions within the department. The Divisions include Beautification, Building Maintenance, Fleet Management, Sanitation and Street. Staff consists of 100 full-time employees with the help of up to 10 seasonal employees.

Our Mission

To efficiently and professionally maintain and improve landscaped areas, various municipal facilities, schools along with their grounds, the City’s motor vehicle fleet, refuse collection, public streets, sidewalks, storm drains, street signs and pavement markings.

We will treat citizens, co-workers, and suppliers, as we would like to be treated, while recognizing that services to the public are the department’s reason for existing.

We will render service with safety in mind, realizing the best job is one done safely. We expect everyone in our department to embrace safety and believe that every accident is preventable. We are a team of professionals, responsible for each other’s safety. We promise to participate in safety and promote its values in our daily work and at home.

The Director of the Street and General Maintenance Department is Mike Tyler, you may contact him at 375-3039 or send an e-mail to mtyler@salemva.gov

Department Director Mike Tyler
Department Director Mike Tyler
Chaining tires for snow removal
Chaining tires for snow removal
Clearing debris
Clearing debris
Flood alleviation on Mill Lane bridge
Flood alleviation on Mill Lane bridge
Green Destruction
Green Destruction
Loading salt for snow removal
Loading salt for snow removal
Mill Lane bridge during flood conditions
Mill Lane bridge during flood conditions
Motor Grader
Motor Grader
One of many trucks at the Street Department
One of many trucks at the Street Department
Placing a bridge on the Greenway
Placing a bridge on the Greenway
Plowing Salem streets
Plowing Salem streets
Pouring concrete on the greenway
Pouring concrete on the greenway
Replacing a green at the Salem Golf Course
Replacing a green at the Salem Golf Course
Trash Trucks modified to plow snow
Trash Trucks modified to plow snow
  • Department Director Mike Tyler
  • Chaining tires for snow removal
  • Clearing debris
  • Flood alleviation on Mill Lane bridge
  • Green Destruction
  • Loading salt for snow removal
  • Mill Lane bridge during flood conditions
  • Motor Grader
  • One of many trucks at the Street Department
  • Placing a bridge on the Greenway
  • Plowing Salem streets
  • Pouring concrete on the greenway
  • Replacing a green at the Salem Golf Course
  • Trash Trucks modified to plow snow

MAIN PHONE NUMBER

(540) 375-3039

ADDRESS

1228 Indiana Street
Salem, VA 24153

FAX NUMBER

(540) 375-2738

E-MAIL ADDRESS

mtyler@salemva.gov

OFFICE HOURS

7:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday

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