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Street Cleaning
Street Sweeping Tips 
  • Street sweeping operations can be dangerous.
  • Maintenance areas tend to be dusty and visibility may be restricted.
  • Parents are advised to keep children away from all street sweeping operations.
  • Stones and other flying debris could be hazardous.
  • Motorists should drive with caution when passing street sweepers.

 NoteSweeping was completed on 4/20/16
 Click here for Sweeping Progress Map
Street Sweeper 

Sweeping Schedule

Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sweeping schedule is subject to change without notice.

Sweeping Direction:

North border to south border and east border to west border.

Finished Sweeping
Boulevard Avenue to Main Avenue
East City Limits to West City Limits

Century Avenue to Interstate 94
State Street to West City Limits

Main Avenue to Bismarck Expressway
East City Limits to West City Limits

North City Limits to Century Avenue
East City Limits to State Street

North City Limits to Century Avenue
State Street to West City Limits

Divide Avenue to Boulevard Avenue and Highland Acres Area
East City Limits to West City Limits

Interstate 94 to Divide Avenue
East City Limits to West City Limits

Bismarck Expressway to South City Limits
East City Limits to West City Limits

Sweeping Guidelines for Residents and Businesses
  • Residents are asked to move vehicles and trailers off city streets before the sweepers are in their area.
  • Residents and businesses are reminded not to rake or blow leaves or grass into the street.
  • Grass clippings plug our storm water system; please keep grass clippings out of the gutter line and street. Adopt an Inlet.
  • Residents may take grass/leaves to the yard waste sites or place the bags out for garbage collection.
  • Do not rake the sand from your boulevard into the street. Please rake the sand into a box and set it out for garbage collection or take it to the landfill during regular business hours.
Bismarck's Street Sweeping Program

Each spring the Public Works Street Department conducts an annual street sweeping program. This program is initiated to clean up the dirt and debris that has accumulated on the City streets over the winter.

Street sweeping is one of the most cost-effective ways to remove the sediments and associated pollutants, such as metals, petroleum products, that accumulate on streets before they wash into local watersheds. Over 1,000 lane miles of roadway are swept each year. The program takes approximately six weeks to complete.

Due to the cooperation of Bismarck residents, the City of Bismarck Street Department has been able to clean the streets in a very efficient and timely manner. The City of Bismarck would like to thank its citizens for their cooperation.

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