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Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report


Terminology for work and materials used:

Arkansas One Call: The state of Arkansas requires a one—call before digging begins on many of our roads and ditches. A one-call occurs when utilities locate their lines where the work is to be done. When the lines and pipes of the utilities are located they are marked to alert Jefferson County employees not to dig in that area.

SB2: Large gray gravel used on road to stabilize the road base.

Cold Mix: Asphalt used for patching potholes.

Hot Mix: Asphalt used to overlay roads.

CRS2: The oil used to chip-seal a road.

Calcium: Sprayed onto bridges and roads to melt snow and ice. Also used on gravel roads to control dust.

Rip Rap: Large rock used for washouts on ditch banks and around the ends of culverts. Rip is sometimes used as a sub base for new roads if there is a lot of water underground.

Sealing Chips: Gray crushed granite rock that is used with CRS2 to chip and seal a road.

Herbicide Spraying: Used around bridges and signs to kill weeds and bushes.

Mosquito Spraying: Jefferson County has a truck that is used to spray for mosquitoes. To request spraying in certain area, contact the Jefferson County Road Department at 534-7020.

Jefferson County Road Department Report

Sept. 20

• Culvert Crew & Heavy Equipment Operators: Checked culverts on Princeton Pike, Summers Road and Hardin Reed Road, making sure they are clear of leaves and debris so water can run through them. Also cleaned out the culverts on Spring Lake Road, Camden Cutoff, Providence Road, Lee Springs Road, Cross Road and Princeton Pike.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled 43.72 yards of SB2 from Little Rock to the Jefferson County Road Department.

• Grader Operators: Cut the right of way on Divoky Road.

• Ditching Crew: Cleaned out the ditches on Cross Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut grass and checked roads on State Farm Road, Gilliand Road, Gibb Anderson, Divoky Road and Clint Henderson Road.

• Sign Shop: A one call was made for Luckie Road to place speed limit and stop signs on the road. Helped get a tree out of the road on the Old Star City Highway.

Sept. 21

• Removed two trees out of the road on Princeton Pike after the storm the day before.

Sept. 22

• Removed a tree out of the road on Sorrells Road that had fallen after the storm.

Sept .23

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Mabry Road, Newton Road, West Bitely Road, Brown Cemetery Road and Snyder Road with cold mix.

• Culvert Crew & Heavy Equipment Crew: Installed a culvert on NCTR Road and used six yards of SB2 to cover it.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled SB2 from Little Rock to the Road Department.

• Grader Operators: Graded Morgan Road. Dozen work was done at Hestand Stadium moving piles of material.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut grass on Clint Henderson, Gibb Anderson, Celia Road and Hestand Stadium.

• Sign shop: Made signs and took them to Elderwood Road. Put up bridge postings signs on Jeter Road and Altheimer East Road.

• Environmental Officer: Checked roads and ditches as customers called in requests for repairs on their roads and ditches.

Sept. 24

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Kilcrease, Spring Lake Road and Dawson Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled sealing chips and CRS2 to Kilcrease Road to seal the road.

• Grader Operators: Dozer work was done at Hestand Stadium cleaning up the grounds. Graded McEntire, German Springs Road, Reynolds Road, Sheryl Road, Kady Road and Nenning Lane.

• Ditching Crew: Cut ditches on Chandler Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut grass on State Farm Road, Gilliand Road, Gibb Anderson road and East Pointer Road.

• Sign Shop: Flagged traffic on Old Warren Road and Kilcrease Road for road crew while repairs were being done. Checked speed limit signs on Shannon Road and Patty Lane.

• Environmental Officer: Checked roads and ditches as customers called in requests for repairs.

Sept. 25

• Bridge Crew: Put grout in the seams of bridge on Providence Road.

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Lowman Road, Princeton Pike Loop, Cannon Road, Dawson Road and Sulphur Springs area.

• Culvert Crew: Installed a culvert on Providence Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled SB2 from Little Rock to the Road Department. Hauled dirt to McGaughy Road and hauled Calcium to Sunny Circle.

• Grader Operators: Graded Jefferson Lincoln County Line Road and spread a load of SB2 on the road. Graded Sultana Road, Reba Lane, St. Peter Cemetery Road, Mulberry Grove Road, Altheimer East Road, Altheimer West Road and Longbell Road. Graded Sunny Circle and put calcium down to settle the dust. Dozer work was continued at Hestand Stadium cleaning up the grounds.

• Ditching Crew: Cut the ditches on McGaughy Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut grass on Gilliand Road, East Pointer Road and mowed the grass at Hestand Stadium.

• Sign Shop: Put up five speed limit signs and two stop signs on Luckie Road. Took barricades to the bridge on Providence Road to control traffic while work is being done on the bridge.

• Environmental Officer: Checked roads and ditches as customers called in requests for repairs.

Sept. 26

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Dawson Road, Peyton Road, Raymick Road, Tall Pine Road, Ferguson Road and Luckwood Road. Resurfaced Elderwood with a chip and seal surface.

• Culvert Crew & Heavy Equipment Operators: Checked culverts on County roads to insure water flow through the culverts.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled sealing chips and asphalt to Elderwood Road.

• Grader Operators: Graded Garrett Road, Freeman Road, Jeter Road, Fluke Kelly Road, Willie Jackson Road, Longbell Road and Akins Lake Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut grass on Brunette Road, Gilliand Road, Hartley Dump Road, Atkins Lake Road, Potpouri Road and Deep Bayou Road. Cut the right of way on Divoky Road and Melanie Road. Cut the grass on the back lot at Hestand Stadium.

• Environmental Officer: Checked roads and ditches as customers called in requests for repairs.

Sept. 27

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes with cold mix on Old Warren Road and in the Sulphur Springs area.

• Culvert Crews & heavy Equipment Operators: A culvert was installed on McGarity Road and covered with SB2.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled dirt for ditching crew from McGarity Road. Hauled backhoe to work site on McGarity Road. Hauled SB2 to cover culvert. Hauled CRS2 to Divoky and Middle Warren Road.

• Grader Operators: Graded State Farm, Gilliand, Joanett, Keb, Brittany, Kristen, Patsy, Wolfe, Shingle Mill, Handley, Hartley Dump, Wabbaseka, Hooker and Abernathy Roads.

• Boom Mower Crew: The grass was cut in the ditches on Potpouri, Deep Bayou, Middle Warren, McEntire and Clint Henderson Roads.

• Sign Shop: Made road signs for Fulkerson and Highway 79 and Fulkerson and Highway 54 and posted them.

Sept. 28

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut brush at 13th Avenue and Grant Street.

• Sign Shop: Painted railroad sign on Industrial Park Road.

Sept. 30

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes with cold mix on Pine Cone, Red Oak, Meadowood, Sweetgum, Dixon, Princeton Pike and Jefferson Parkway.

• Culvert Crew & Heavy Equipment Operators: Installed a culvert on Cross Road and covered it with SB2.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled backhoe and SB2 to Cross Road. Picked up SB2 from Little Rock. Hauled SB2 to Divoky Road.

• Grader Operators: Graded Chaney and Byrd Roads.

• Sign Shop: Placed one call on North Evans and McKelvin Road. Put mailbox up on McKelvin Road. Checked Island Harbor for missing signs.

• Safety Meeting with recycling, solid waste, building and grounds and road department on chain saw safety.

Oct. 1

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes with cold mix on Pine Cone, Lindsey, Sumac, Dixon, Adcock and McClosky Roads.

• Culvert Crew & Heavy Equipment Operators: Installed a culvert on Long Pond Road and covered it with dirt.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled dirt and backhoe to Long Pond Road. Hauled SB2 from Little Rock.

• Grader Operators: Graded Tom Harvill, Marshall, Harlan, Acklin Bridge, Griderfield and Koenig Roads.

• Boom Mower Crew: Mowed Middle Warren, Celia, Acklin Bridge, Crooked Creek and Harlan Roads.

• Sign Shop: Put up new sign on Whiteville Road and removed the old one. Put up yield sign and placed one call on Island Harbor Road. Made sign for Bomag machine.

Oct. 2

• Bridge Crew: Replaced runners on bridge on Mail Route Road.

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes with cold mix on McKelvin and Celia Roads.

• Culvert Crew: Covered culvert with SB2 on Long Pond Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled SB2 from Little Rock to Long Pond Road, river rock to Stewart Cemetary Road, red gravel to Ellison Road and hauled dirt, longs and leaves from ditches on McGaughey, Hudson and Summers Roads.

• Grader Operators: Spread river rock on Stewart Cemetary Road. Graded Cantrell and Blackwell Roads. Spread red gravel on Ellison Road.

• Ditching Crew: Removed logs and leaves from ditches on Hudson Road. Dug out ditch on Summers Road and unclogged culvert and cleaned ditches on McGaughey Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Mowed Middle Warren, Celia, Atkins Lake and Marshall Roads.

Oct. 3

• Patching Crew: Filled in potholes with cold mix on Dyson, Murdock, Fallis, Rawls Circle, Ferguson, Anderson, Fulkerson, Blocker, Welborn and Culp Roads.

• Culvert Crew & Heavy Equipment Operators: Hauled trailer to Main Street for rodeo parade and picked it up with it was over. Removed trees on Stardust Trail.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled river rock to Stewart Cemetary Road. Hauled red gravel to Cantrell Road.

• Grader Operators: Spread river rock on Stewart Cemetary Road, red gravel on Cantrell Road and graded Wilson and Randolph Roads.

• Boom Mower Crew: Mowed on Crooked Creek and St. Raphael Roads.

• Sign Shop: Put new speed limit sign up on Patty Road. Put up barricades on Main Street for rodeo parade. Put up new speed limit signs on Pinewood Drive, Camden Cutoff, Robinson Road and President’s Circle. Placed slow children at play sign on President’s Circle and removed old signs.

• Environmental Officer: Checked areas for illegal dumping.

Oct. 4

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes with cold mix on Forrest Oak, Jason and Pleasant Valley Roads.

• Culvert Crew: Installed culvert and covered it with SB2 on Chaney Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled SB2 from Little Rock to Chaney Road and Hookers Cemetary Rad. Hauled backhoe to Chaney Road and Old Warren Road. Hauled 15 yards of dirt to cemetary on Old Warren Road across from Sorrells Road.

• Grader Operators: Spread dirt at cemetary on Old Warren Road across from Sorrells Road and spread SB2 on Hooker’s Cemetary Road. Graded Walker, Gilliand and Clint Henderson Roads.

• Mowed Marshall and Blaylock Cemetary Roads. Removed trees and brush from Blaylock Cemetary Road.

• Sign Shop: Replaced mailbox on McGaughey Road. Put up sign on Earl Chadick Road for Wright-Pastoria Fire Department. Fixed deleaneator sign on Whiteville Road.

Jefferson County Recycling Report

• Brought in 19 tire boxes, 10 paper boxes, six trash boxes.

• Brought in six trash trailers in, took out six trash trailers.

• Jefferson County brought in 86.63 tons of tires. Get Rid of It/Waste Management brought in 67.77 tons of tires.

• Worked with the Department of Corrections to strip all the old tin and rotten board of the structure being overhauled for the new Jefferson County Recycling Center/Southeast District E-Waste Collection Hub. Rotten boards were replaced with new boards and old material was removed from the building.