Streets and Utilities
The Shorewood Public Works Department manages the planning,design, construction, operation and maintenance of all city streets, the water and sewer systems, storm sewers as well as the maintenance of all city parks and city-owned equipment. The various responsibilities are divided among four areas.
Water and Sanitary Sewer:
Public Works manages all water and sanitary sewer operations. Operations include maintaining City wells, water storage facilities, water mains, sanitary sewer lines and lift stations, and fire hydrants. Responsibilities also include quarterly water meter reading.
Public Works may be reached at 952.960.7913. After hours sewer and water emergencies should call the Water Pager, 612.534.3975. A staff member will return your call as soon as possible.
Public Works is responsible for maintenance, repair and snow plowing of local streets and cul-de-sacs. It is also responsible for maintaining traffic signals, street name and regulatory signs, storm sewer and ponding areas, pavement markings and for tree trimming along boulevards.
See Public Streets for more information on schedule mill and overlay streets or seal coat streets.
To report a pothole on city streets, call City Hall, 952.960.7900, or send an email including your phone number and the exact location of the pot hole.
For state roads, i.e., State Highway 7 and State Highway 41, pot holes should be reported to MnDOT.
For county roads, i.e., County Road 19, pot holes should be reported to Hennepin County online or at 612-596-0300.
Street lights are maintained in Shorewood by Xcel Energy. Report street light outages to Xcel. If the light is in one of the Shorewood parks, please report to the city with your name, phone number and exact location of the light.