Public Works

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The Department of Public Works provides an array of services throughout the year to both the residents and members of Fraser's business community.


  • Maintaining 73 miles of water main, 63 miles of sanitary sewer, 1,376 sanitary manholes, 74 miles of storm sewers, 1,370 storm sewer manholes and 2,066 catch basins, 8 pump stations, 779 fire hydrants and 556 gate wells
  • 24/7 on call water main repair
  • Vactoring and jetting of sanitary and storm sewers
  • Inspection of infrastructure including water, sewer, pavement of streets cement sidewalks and approaches
  • Maintain 9 parks and all out buildings in the parks, playground equipment, pavilions, walking paths, ice rink, and prepping baseball diamonds
  • Snow plowing and salting of City streets and City owned buildings
  • Maintenance and renovation of City owned buildings
  • Street maintenance including replacement of pavement, curb replacement and street sweeping
  • Fleet maintenance for Police, Fire, DPW, Parks and Senior Busses
  • Brush pickup
  • Removal of dead and/or diseased trees in the City right of way
  • Joint sealing of streets
  • Install, repair and read water meters including remote system meters
  • Curb side leaf pickup (October thru December)
  • Installation and repairing of street signs
  • Notify Detroit Edison of any street lights that are burnt out or working improperly
  • Overseeing waste and recycling contractor