Street cleaning in West Des Moines involves cleaning arterial streets, residential streets, Valley Junction business area streets and alleys, and randomly assigned City parking lots. Approximately 450 lane miles of streets and more than 150 cul-de-sacs are routinely cleaned by the City.
Zoned areas are assigned for cleaning April 1 through December 1, weather permitting. Each Spring, a Street Cleaning Schedule (PDF) is published showing zoned areas and weekly schedules for these zones. Unless unforeseen circumstances or poor weather conditions hinder normal sweeping activities, this schedule will be adhered to.
Arterial and residential streets are swept once every 5-6 weeks. The Valley Junction business area streets are swept every 2 weeks.
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Street cleaning concerns can be reported in two ways:
- Select this link to report any Public Services concern using YourGOV
- Call the Public Services Department 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at 515.222.3480