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The Streets Division is responsible for basic street repair such as filling potholes and repairing minor damage. We also supervise the chip sealing of unimproved streets.

Major street projects such as reconstruction and resurfacing are the responsibility of City Engineering.


Madison's Engineering Division performs an annual chip sealing treatment on streets around Madison.

Chip sealing involves applying a layer of oil to the street and covering it with surfacing material, generally a layer of small stones. After the oil has cured (approximately five to ten days) excess material will be swept by a mechanical street sweeper. There is no charge to property owners for chip sealing.

In conjunction with Engineering's program, the Streets Division also selects a few segments for Engineering to treat with chip sealing. The number of roadways the Streets Division can choose varies from year to year and is dependent upon available budget space for Engineering's project. In most instances, the Streets Division will choose unimproved streets for chip sealing. Unimproved streets are ones without curb and gutter.

For more information regarding chip sealing - and the complete list of streets receiving this treatment - visit Engineering's website.


East Side

Street From


Drewry Ln Esch Ln Hanover St
Hanover St Drewry Ln Mayfield Ln
Kenwood St Longview St Mayfield Ln
Spaanem Ave Buckeye Rd Pflaum Rd
Camden Rd Morningside Ave Allis Ave
Elinor St Gary St Pinchot Ave
Davies St Buckeye Rd Maher Ave
Dempsey Rd Cottage Grove Rd Maher Ave

West Side

Street From To
Greening Ln Norman Way Capital Ave
Epworth Ct Greening Ln Lake Mendota Dr
Minocqua Crescent Risser Rd Minocqua Spur
Risser Rd Merrill Springs Rd Lake Mendota Dr
Merrill Springs Rd Risser Rd

Lake Mendota Dr

Norman Way University Ave Lake Mendota Dr
Blanchard St Baker Ave west dead end
S Highlands Ave Old Middleton Rd N Highlands Ave