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The Transportation Division maintains public right-of-ways and other required public areas through the Right-of-Way Program which provides the following services:
- Brush trimming
- Tree pruning and removal
- Litter control
- Emergency response for storms
City residents are required to maintain all forms of vegetation from encroaching into the City’s right-of-ways. These items can obstruct the sight of traffic and may cause accidents. If vegetation belongs to a resident, the resident will be required to maintain it.
As right-of-way varies by street, any questions concerning the responsible party of vegetation can be addressed by the Transportation Division.
Vegetation Encroaching on Power Line
All power lines and the majority of street lights are maintained by the utility service provider (electric company) for the area in which the street light and lines are located. The City of Fayetteville Transportation Division accepts service request for vegetation encroaching on street lights and power lines and will report the information to the appropriate utility provider as a convenience to citizens. Please be prepared to provide the following information:
- Address of problem
- Pole Number
- Contact phone number
- Utility Service Provider (AEP/SWEPCO or Ozarks Electric)
Yard Waste Drop-Off
Information on Yard Waste and bagged leaves can be found through the Solid Waste department.
Please contact the Transportation Division if you have any questions, concerns or notice an area in need of improvements, maintenance or repair.
For after-hours emergency, please call the Police Department at (479) 587-3555. Transportation crew members are on call 24 hours a day to address emergencies.