Jefferson County Road Department and Recycling Report


The roads that were repaired by the Jefferson County Road Department were as follows:

Jan. 17

• Heavy Equipment Operators and Culvert Crew: Continued the repairs on the bridge on Jefferson Parkway. The old asphalt was heated and removed from the bridge. Filled the seams with new asphalt, tightened bolts, used Mini X to jack hammer concrete. Replaced one panel in bridge and moved the old panel to the Jefferson County Road Department.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled SB2 to Maynard Road, Campbell Road, Otto Hall Road, Garrett Road and Fisher Adams Road.

• Grader Operators: Graded Mulberry Grove Road, Jeter Road, Knotts Island Road, Cantrell Road, Longbell Road, Willie Jackson Road, Clint Henderson Road, Sell Davis Road, Morrow Road, Clark Thomas Road, Conley Road and Horatious Road. Graded Maynard Road and spread six loads of SB2 on the road. Graded Fisher Adams Road and spread one load of SB2 on the road. Spread 20 yards of SB2 on Otto Hall Road. Graded and spread 60 yards of SB2 on Garrett Road.

• Sign Shop: A road sign and a stop sign were taken to Stratton Drive. A mailbox was put up on Samuel Road. Barrels were taken to the bridge on Hazel Street until repairs can be done. Checked the barricades on Jefferson Parkway to keep the traffic from trying to go over the bridge while work is being done.

Jan. 18

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Wilber West Road.

• Heavy Equipment Operators and Culvert Crew: Worked on the bridge on Jefferson Parkway.

• Grader Operators: Graded Bennett Road, Archer Road, Riverside Road and Wakins Road.

Jan. 21

• Heavy Equipment Operators and Culvert Crew: Changed out a 36-inch pipe under the road on Garrett Road and 24 yards of SB2 were used to cover pipe. An 18-inch pipe was changed out on Mulberry Road and seven yards of SB2 were used to cover the pipe. Scaffold and track hoe were hauled back to the Jefferson County Road Department and tools were loaded on the box van after the bridge work was completed on Jefferson Parkway.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled 24 yards of SB2 to Garrett Road to cover culvert and hauled seven yards of SB2 to Mulberry Grove Road to cover the culvert that was installed.

• Grader Operators: Graded Bayou Meto Recreational Road and Jefferson County Line Road.

• Ditching Crew: Cleaned out ditches on Hardin Reed Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cut trees down that were in the ditches and cut tree limbs that were hanging over the road on Princeton Pike.

• Sign Shop: Put guard rails back up on bridge on Hazel Street. Put road sign back up on Pine Meadow Road and Jericho Road. Put barrels out on Jefferson Parkway to control traffic while the bridge repairs are being done.

• Environmental Officer: Checked addresses verifying customer names and addresses for delinquent accounts before picking up trash carts.

Jan. 22

• Patching Crew: Patched potholes with CRS-2 on Middle Warren Road, Claud Road and Ashley Road. Filled potholes on Hannaberry Lake Road and Cornerstone Road with cold mix.

• Heavy Equipment Operators and Culvert Crew: Checked bridges on Claud Road, Baldwin Road, Wolf Road, Pinebergen Road and McEntire Road.

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

• Grader Operators: Graded Noble Lake Road, Celia Road and Crofford Road.

• Environmental Officer: Worked with resident to get illegal dumping picked up and hauled off.

Jan. 23

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Moss Road, Hardin Reed Road and Celia Road with CRS-2.

• Heavy Equipment Operators and Culvert Crew: Repairs on the bridge on Jefferson Parkway have been completed and the road is open.

• Grader Operators: Graded Mitchell Road, Leslie Road, Johnnies Lane and Lessell Road.

• Ditching Crew: Cleaned out ditches on Summers Road.

• Sign Shop: A road sign and stop sign were put up on McKinney Road. Checked Earl Chadick Road, Samuel Road and Huntley Trail for signs that need to be replaced. Worked in the signs shop the rest of the day making signs.

Jefferson County Recycling Report

• Jefferson County brought in six paper boxes, five tire boxes, two trash boxes, one white good box.

• Brought three trash trailers in, sent three trash trailers out.

• Jefferson County brought in 25.80 tons of tires. Get Rid of It/Waste Management brought in 34.71 tons of tires.

• Met with Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District to finalize redirection of grant funds to continue work on the new Recycling Facility.

• Met with architect to finalize plans for Coroner’s Office.