Those barricades that kept traffic at bay and crowds flowing smoothly at Sunday's Save the Music Festival didn't just appear---they were delivered, set up, and taken down by one crews from the Belmont Public Works Department. And that's just one of the jobs they tackled last week.
Here's a look at some of the heavy lifting the men and women of the Belmont Public Works Department did over the course of one week (Sept. 29-Oct. 6): Public Works Weekly Maintenance Highlights
Sewer/Storm DivisionSewer Division • Jetted 10,007 feet of sewer main • Videoed 3,985 feet of sewer main • Inspected and cleaned 11 Sewer pump stations • The service truck (205) responded to 9 calls for private sewer lateral backups and one manhole cover inspection.
Storm Division • Videoed 384 feet storm mains • Inspected and cleaned 2 Storm pump stations. • Inspected a combined total of 80 storm drain inlets and storm manholes.
Traffic Operations • Painted 1,624 feet Red Curb • Fabricated 12 new signs • Delivered 51 barricades and signs for the Save the Music Festival. • Trimmed shrubbery around 8 signs • Removed graffiti from sign at 10 locations• Replaced 2 stop signs • Replaced sign pole • Repaired 4 street lights • Poured new street light foundation • Programed 4 generator transfer switches • Installed Belmont creek pressure transducer
Streets Division • Repaired pot holes on Desvio Way, Lyon Avenue, Holly Street, Hillman Avenue, North Road and Hasting Drive • Filled 10 pallet loads of sand bags for storm preparation • Crack sealed 1000 feet of roadway • Poured new street light foundation