County Road Department Report


Weekly County Road Department, Recycling and Sanitation Report, week of March 15-21.

March 15

• Bridge Crew: Checked bridges on Longbell and Joe T. Henslee Road, Cut brush and trees that were around the bridges.

• Patching Crew: Patched potholes on West Pleasant Drive.

• Culvert Crews and Heavy equipment Operators: Worked at the Fire Department at Altheimer, dug out dirt and moved it out. Removed beaver dams on Richmond Core Road and North Pack Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled gravel to the firing range.

• Grader Operators: Jacon, Wrape, Grider Field Ladd Road, Reydell Road, Sweeny Road and Wabbaseka Road. Graded firing range and spread gravel on the road. Also graded roads of Highway 104, Sweeney Road and Skoal Road and put down gravel on the roads. Wabbaseka Road was ground up and gravel put down.

• Ditching Crews: Cleaned out ditches on Mabry Road. Mowed and cleaned out ditches on Dyson, Camden Cut Off Road, Hudson Road, Spring Lake, Alec Brown Road and Joe T. Henslee. Cleaned out dump where illegal dumping had taken place and picked up leaves on Dyson and Camden Cut Off Road.

• Sign Shop: Put signs up at Linwood Park and the Reydell area. Put flags up for the city of Tucker at Tucker Park.

• Environmental Officer: Checked for illegal dumping on Gibb Anderson Road, Jacks Road, Curtis, Dogwood Forrest, Driftwood, Hackwood, Elderwood, Stewart and Paper Mill Road. March 18

• Bridge Crew: Checked bridges on North Pack Road, South Pack Road, Alex Brown Road and McKinney Road. Also cut trees and debris that were around the bridges.

• Patching Crew: Patched potholes in the Tamo area.

• Culvert Crew and Heavy Equipment Operator: Repaired the washout under the bridge on Joe T. Henslee Road and spread 12 yards of gravel on Mulberry Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled gravel from Little Rock and to Mulberry Raod and cleaned up the county road department lot.

• Grader Operators: Graded Gibb Anderson Road, East Baldwin, Divoky, Lisa Lane, Janie, Beard, Peaceful Valley Road, Ty Lane and Swan Lake Road. Graded Kotchell Road, Reydell Road and roads in the Wright area.

• Ditching Crew: Cleaned out ditches on Mabry Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Mowed ditches and picked up leaves on Camden Cutoff Road, Spring Lake Road, Dyson, Rain Tree, Jason, Rustic Drive, and La Jolla, cross Road and North Pack Road.

• Environmental Officer: Inspected roads for illegal dumping on Sheppard Road, Sunny Lane, Misty Creek Lane, Cascade Lane, Serenity Lane, Sandy Bayou, Sherry, Ritchwood Drive, Pleasant Drive, Country Place, Shady Drive, Crows Nest and Mosswood Road. March 19

• Bridge Foreman: Checked bridges on Blackwell and Ellison Roads. Trees and debris were cut and burned around the bridges.

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Tamo, River Road, Blankenship and the Goat Shed. Patched Linwood Road and in the sulphur Springs area.

• Culvert Crew and Heavy Equipment Crew: Sixty yards of wash rock were hauled to the Altheimer area and spread on sewer roads. Marked Atkins Lake Road where the washout is located for road repair.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled gravel to Arabian Drive and from Little Rock to the road department.

• Grader Operators: Graded Sunny Circle, Sunny Lane, Elderwood, Melanie Lane, Weekly road, Lisa Lane. Graded road off Highway 365 north of Gravel Pit Road, East Baldwin Road, Pine Creek Lane, Lee Berry Road, Star City Road, Sunset, Jacks Road, North and South Sassafras Trail, Quail Cove and graded roads in the Wright area. Also graded Cornerstone Road and spread 24 yards of gravel on the road. Arabian Drive was graded and 24 yards of gravel were spread on the road. A right of way was cut on Blackwell Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cleaned out ditches and picked up leaves on St. Raphael, Pleasant Drive, Shady Drive, Crows Nest, Mosswood, Ritchwood, Country Place, Sherry Lane, Sandy Bayou, Dogwood, Curtis, Jacks, Serenity and Misty Creek Road.

• Environmental Officer: Checked for illegal dumping on Rob Roy Road, Harvey, Collier Lee, Reed Lake, Lake Dick, Morgan, Swan Lake, Matt Miller and Planting Road. March 20

• Bridge Crew: Checked bridges on Ellison, Blackwell and on Cantrell. Cut trees and debris from around the bridges and roadway on Blackwell and Cantrell. Burned some of the debris that was cut.

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Providence, community Road, Beechnut, Henderson, Shannon Road, Petty, Target Valley Road, Flemmons, Hixson, Lee Springs, Gaddy Koonce, Jacks Road and Cornerstone, Teal, Nolino, Lyanna, Mallard, Ponderosa, Irene and Wheeler Chapel Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled two loads of gravel to Shine Road and put gravel on roads in the Altheimer area.

• Grader Crews: Graded Pine Meadow Road. Cut shoulders on Jacks Road. Graded Shine Road and put two loads of gravel on the road. Graded Mail Route Road and put down 20 yards of gravel. Graded Celia Road, Swan Lake Recreational Road, Swan Lake Road, Florence Road and the Jefferson County firing range.

• Ditching Crew: Cleaned out ditches on Shine Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Cleaned leaves out of ditches on Bitely Road, Mabry, Clemons, Newton and Winston.

• Sign Shop: Put stop signs up on Morgan Road at Rob Roy and Lake Dick Road at Rob Roy Road. Put road signs up on Cornerstone Road, two on Morgan Road, two on Rob Roy and Highway 63, Harvey Road and repaired the sign at Rob Roy and Highway 88.

• Environmental Officer: Checked for illegal dumping on Budwood Ave., Cecilwood Ave., Cherrywood Ave., Prather, Reynolds, Kearney, Morrison, Sheryl, Kady, White Hall Saddle Club Road, Stagecoach Road, Chandler, Baugh, Jefferson Cemetery Road and Naralie Road.

March 21

• Bridge Crew: Checked bridges on Richmond Core Road, Vaugine and Bennett. Cut trees and debris from around the bridges.

• Patching Crew: Filled potholes on Hixon, Shaklee Trail, Divine, Dyson, Rawls Circle, Cross Road, Spring Lake Drive, LaJolla Drive, Rustic Drive, Raintree Drive, Chapparral Drive, Rogers, Lowman Road, and Luckwood Road. Also patched on Grider Field, Gibb Anderson, McKevin, Reydell and McEntire Road.

• Culvert Crew and Heavy Equipment Operators: Cleaned up an illegal dump site on Altheimer Cemetery Road. The road crews also worked on McFadden Road.

• Truck Drivers: Hauled gravel to Morgan Road for the crew doing repairs.

• Grader Operators: Graded Whiteaker Road, Jericho, Straughn, Milner and Camp Taloha Road, Osborn Road, Deep Bayou and on St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery Road the road was graded and 60 yards of gravel was spread on the road.

• Ditching Crew: Cleaned out ditches on Wabbaseka Road.

• Boom Mower Crew: Picked up limbs in the Tucker area.

Sign Shop: Made and put up signs on Copperhead Road. Put stop sign and road sign back up on Jericho Road. Made signs for Tucker and Reydell area.

• Environmental Officer: Checked for illegal dumping and junky areas on Ferda Road, Webb, Richmond, North Pack, Red Hall Road, Tower Road, Dogwood Forrest Road.

Sanitation and Recycling Center

• Processed 77.3 tons of tires (154,600 pounds)

• Hauled in nine tire boxes.

• Hauled in five paper boxes.

• Took in one trash trailer.

• Took in one tire trailer.

• Waste Management took in 134,900 pounds (67.45 tons) of tire chips.

• Took out two trash boxes.

• Took in one trash box.