The Street and Maintenance Department provides the City of El Paso with street infrastructure maintenance and traffic engineering services designed to enhance and sustain the community’s comprehensive transportation network. Other responsibilities include maintaining the City’s fleet and facilities.
Frequently Asked Questions
On a daily basis the Streets and Maintenance Department a number of questions from residents about a variety of topics from simple street repairs to graffiti removal to neighborhood crosswalks.
To help you find answers to questions you may have about our services we have developed this Frequently Asked Questions section. If you still can't find what you're looking for please feel free to contact us.
Anti-Graffiti Program Information
Temporary Traffic Control
Traffic Control Permit
Traffic Control Permit Application
(Citizen Access Portal)
Traffic Circulation Study
El Paso’s streets are meant to be shared.
No matter your age, riding a bike is a great way to get exercise. Increasing physical activity can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, diabetes, stroke and other chronic diseases. Regular exercise can also improve mental health and lower health care costs. A well-connected bicycle network will further the overall improvement of community health.
The City of El Paso is currently pursuing the creation of a more connected bicycle network. The City of El Paso offers several types of lanes, roadway markings and signage to create a safer and more comfortable bicycling experience.
The City has recently installed several new bicycle lanes across the City and is currently implementing many more changes to increase bicycling safety and awareness. Recently, bike lane counts at several locations were conducted to analyze the usage of bike facilities based on an average, continuous 15-hour period. This information will be incorporated into future bicycle planning efforts at the City. For example, Edgemere Boulevard, which links several neighborhoods, schools, and retail establishments, show high ridership along this eight-mile bike path.
To further the development of bicycle infrastructure, the City of El Paso is in the process of creating a bike plan. As the City continues to develop a bicycle plan, further counts will be conducted to gather ridership data providing an accurate depiction of bicycle use throughout the city. The ridership information will be used, in part, to determine locations of new bicycle facilities. Bicycle facility use will increase as the City continues to expand a safe bicycle network through the implementation of an adopted bicycle plan.