At the DPW, we strive to provide a professional Public Works organization that will offer quality infrastructure and services in a sustainable way that will contribute to making Sheboygan a desirable place to work, live, and play. Our mission is to improve the quality of life by effectively developing, maintaining, and improving the infrastructure, natural resources, and community services.
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As residents are preparing for social distancing and self-isolation, please be aware of what types of products can be flushed down your toilet. Many people are choosing alternative bathroom paper products, such as wet wipes, baby wipes, cotton balls, and paper towels. Many of these products have marketing language that states they are flushable. However, these products are not flushable. Products other than toilet paper are not designed to be flushed down the toilet. They do not break down or disintegrate quickly enough and can clog your plumbing, your sewer lateral, and the mainline sewer. All hygiene products other than toilet paper should be thrown in the trash. A sewer back up at this time, with limited cleaning supplies available, can spread other infectious viruses. Please remember "No Wipes Down the Pipes."
Stay informed about the current projects that may be affecting your residence or travel routes. We appreciate the patience and understanding of our community as we work to improve Sheboygan's streets, buildings, and general appeal.
Bell Avenue, between North 5th Street and North 8th Street, will be closed on May 26 for road repairs following repairs of the sanitary sewer. This closure for the removal of the existing pavement is expected to last for one day. Placement of the new asphalt pavement will require a future road closure, a date for this closure has not been scheduled.Read More
Zimbal Avenue, between North 7th Street and North 8th Street, will be closed on May 26 and May 27, 2021, for sewer repairs.Read More
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