Street Department.

Street Department.

Street 
Projects.

Street 
Projects.

General Information

Sandbags are available for pickup at the street department located on 2421 17th St. Stop in at the front desk to let the office staff know how many sandbags it is you would like to take

The City offers a Sidewalk Program. It is designed to offer you savings as you repair your sidewalk. For information on the Sidewalk Program, call the Street Department at 293-5518.

By ordinance, open burning is not allowed in the City. Therefore, the City provides a Leaf Removal Program. Rake them to the curb* and the Street Department will pick them up. The program operates in the fall from mid-October to mid-December and again in the spring from mid-April to mid-May. For information, call the Street Department, 293-5518.

*Please do not put leaves or leaf piles in the street.  Leaf piles in the street can cause safety issues and clog our storm drains.* 

Next week (May 9th – 13th) will be the last week of leaf pickup for the spring. Street department will be sweeping the entire city all next week so please get any leaves you may have out to the street. After next week there will not be another leaf pickup until the fall.

Scheduled Traffic Restrictions 

For emergency traffic restrictions follow us on Twitter  

Please use caution when traveling in any construction area!

Short-term Closures:

Weather permitting the Elkhart City will close or restrict the following roads from 7am to 7pm for paving during the week of September 16, 2019.

  • Monday, September 16, 2019
    • Randolph St.from S.R. 19 to the first 50 feet east.
    • Oak St. from Bristol Street to Mishawaka St..
  • Tuesday September 17, 2019 Oak St.from Bristol St.to Mishawaka Street northbound lane.
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Oak St.from Bristol St.to Mishawaka Street southbound lane.
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    • Randolph St.from S.R. 19 to the first 50 feet east.
    • Mishawaka St.from West Blvd.through Oak St. intersection.
    • Oak St. from Mishawaka St. to Beardsley Ave.
  • Friday, September 20, 2019 Mishawaka St.from West Blvd. through the Oak St. intersection.

Please use caution when traveling in these areas for everyone’s safety.

Long-term Closures:

None at this time!


Permanent Road Closures:

Beginning Tuesday, October 18, 2016 McPherson Street between Dearborn St. and Conn Ave. will be closed indefinitely.  This section of street has been vacated.

Beginning Tuesday, April 4, 2016 the Monroe St. Railroad Crossing will be closed indefinitely.

Beginning, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, the McDonald St. Railroad Crossing will be closed indefinitely. This intersection is near S. Main Street and Richmond Street.

Weather permitting, this will be the city of Elkhart Street department paving/milling schedule from Monday September 26th through Friday September 30th. Vehicles should be removed from the street prior to 7am and not return until after 7pm OR until barricades are removed. Sidewalks can be used to and from your home, but street access will be prohibited during the paving process.

9/26 Monday: Milling

  • Homeland Dr- Bristol St South to Shopping Center Approach
  • Bristol St- Hastings St to Johnson St
  • Bristol St- Johnson St to Cassopolis St
  • (Westbound Lanes Only- Eastbound Will Be Open To Traffic)

9/27 Tuesday: Paving

  • Bristol St- Cassopolis St to Johnson St
  • Bristol St- Johnson St to Baldwin St
  • (Westbound Lanes Only- Eastbound Will Be Open To Traffic)

9/28 Wednesday: Paving

  • Bristol St- Baldwin St to Hastings St
  • (Westbound Lanes Only- Eastbound Will Be Open To Traffic)

9/29 Thursday: Paving

  • Homeland Dr- Bristol St South to Shopping Center Approach

9/30 Friday:

  • No Paving
The City’s Traffic Division is responsible for the normal daily traffic in the roadway including signage, designating “yellow” no parking, constructing detour routes, handicap parking spaces, intersection improvement, neighborhood traffic concerns, school zone flashers, traffic signal installation & repairs, truck routes.
Signalized Intersections
The Traffic Division maintains 89 signalized intersections throughout the City. If you notice a signal out, please report the failure by calling 522-2884. Traffic Signs The Traffic Division currently maintains a sign asset database of over 10,000 traffic signs that can filter information such as sign code, classification, priority, facing direction, support type, and size. We also have the ability for depreciation projects and work-order record-keeping with full reporting capabilities. Please report any damaged or missing traffic signs by either calling 522-2884.  Please be prepared to give an accurate description of the location of the damaged or missing sign to expedite the repair process.
If you notice a signal out, please report the failure by calling 522-2884.  If this is a public safety issue, please call the Elkhart Police Department immediately at 295-7070.

General Information

Sandbags are available for pickup at the street department located on 2421 17th St. Stop in at the front desk to let the office staff know how many sandbags it is you would like to take

The City offers a Sidewalk Program. It is designed to offer you savings as you repair your sidewalk. For information on the Sidewalk Program, call the Street Department at 293-5518.

By ordinance, open burning is not allowed in the City. Therefore, the City provides a Leaf Removal Program. Rake them to the curb* and the Street Department will pick them up. The program operates in the fall from mid-October to mid-December and again in the spring from mid-April to mid-May. For information, call the Street Department, 293-5518.

*Please do not put leaves or leaf piles in the street.  Leaf piles in the street can cause safety issues and clog our storm drains.* 

Next week (May 9th – 13th) will be the last week of leaf pickup for the spring. Street department will be sweeping the entire city all next week so please get any leaves you may have out to the street. After next week there will not be another leaf pickup until the fall.

Scheduled Traffic Restrictions 

For emergency traffic restrictions follow us on Twitter  

Please use caution when traveling in any construction area!

Short-term Closures:

Weather permitting the Elkhart City will close or restrict the following roads from 7am to 7pm for paving during the week of September 16, 2019.

  • Monday, September 16, 2019
    • Randolph St.from S.R. 19 to the first 50 feet east.
    • Oak St. from Bristol Street to Mishawaka St..
  • Tuesday September 17, 2019 Oak St.from Bristol St.to Mishawaka Street northbound lane.
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Oak St.from Bristol St.to Mishawaka Street southbound lane.
  • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    • Randolph St.from S.R. 19 to the first 50 feet east.
    • Mishawaka St.from West Blvd.through Oak St. intersection.
    • Oak St. from Mishawaka St. to Beardsley Ave.
  • Friday, September 20, 2019 Mishawaka St.from West Blvd. through the Oak St. intersection.

Please use caution when traveling in these areas for everyone’s safety.

Long-term Closures:

None at this time!


Permanent Road Closures:

Beginning Tuesday, October 18, 2016 McPherson Street between Dearborn St. and Conn Ave. will be closed indefinitely.  This section of street has been vacated.

Beginning Tuesday, April 4, 2016 the Monroe St. Railroad Crossing will be closed indefinitely.

Beginning, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, the McDonald St. Railroad Crossing will be closed indefinitely. This intersection is near S. Main Street and Richmond Street.

Weather permitting, this will be the city of Elkhart Street department paving/milling schedule from Monday September 26th through Friday September 30th. Vehicles should be removed from the street prior to 7am and not return until after 7pm OR until barricades are removed. Sidewalks can be used to and from your home, but street access will be prohibited during the paving process.

9/26 Monday: Milling

  • Homeland Dr- Bristol St South to Shopping Center Approach
  • Bristol St- Hastings St to Johnson St
  • Bristol St- Johnson St to Cassopolis St
  • (Westbound Lanes Only- Eastbound Will Be Open To Traffic)

9/27 Tuesday: Paving

  • Bristol St- Cassopolis St to Johnson St
  • Bristol St- Johnson St to Baldwin St
  • (Westbound Lanes Only- Eastbound Will Be Open To Traffic)

9/28 Wednesday: Paving

  • Bristol St- Baldwin St to Hastings St
  • (Westbound Lanes Only- Eastbound Will Be Open To Traffic)

9/29 Thursday: Paving

  • Homeland Dr- Bristol St South to Shopping Center Approach

9/30 Friday:

  • No Paving
The City’s Traffic Division is responsible for the normal daily traffic in the roadway including signage, designating “yellow” no parking, constructing detour routes, handicap parking spaces, intersection improvement, neighborhood traffic concerns, school zone flashers, traffic signal installation & repairs, truck routes.
Signalized Intersections

The Traffic Division maintains 89 signalized intersections throughout the City. If you notice a signal out, please report the failure by calling 522-2884.

Traffic Signs
The Traffic Division currently maintains a sign asset database of over 10,000 traffic signs that can filter information such as sign code, classification, priority, facing direction, support type, and size. We also have the ability for depreciation projects and work-order record-keeping with full reporting capabilities.

Please report any damaged or missing traffic signs by either calling 522-2884.  Please be prepared to give an accurate description of the location of the damaged or missing sign to expedite the repair process.

If you notice a signal out, please report the failure by calling 522-2884.  If this is a public safety issue, please call the Elkhart Police Department immediately at 295-7070.

In Memory of Mike Schoen

Over 20 years ago he helped in paving Winding Waters Lane. Now we have a recreation of the same spot at a different time. Thanks Mike, we’ll take it from here.

In Memory Of Mike Schoen

Over 20 years ago he helped in paving Winding Waters Lane. Now we have a recreation of the same spot at a different time. Thanks Mike, we’ll take it from here.

Featured Projects 
Before and After.

Projects coming soon!

Featured 
Gallery.

Featured Projects 
Before & After.

Projects coming soon!

Featured 
Gallery.

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