Public Works Department
The Town of Cramerton Public Works Department provides a variety of infrastructure-related services. Among these are the maintenance of roads, sidewalks, curb & gutter, street signs, pavement markings, trees, buildings and related facilities that are used every day by the Citizens of Cramerton.
Public Works Director – Rodney Baker
Streets and Maintenance
The street and maintenance department has five full time employees with a combined total of sixty-six years of experience.
Crew Member – Eugene Palmer
Crew Member – Joe Haymore
Crew Member – Holden Robinson
The main function of the street and maintenance department is the collection of residential bulk item solid waste, white goods, yard waste, tree limbs, and trimmings. This department also keeps the streets clean by picking up papers, weed eating and cleaning. Other activities include repairing and replacing street and traffic signs, planting trees and shrubs in designated areas, and leaf collection. Please refer to the collection schedule for pick-up dates.
The inspections department is in charge of the inspection of all major repair work and new construction for Town streets, buildings and accessories for compliance to Town specifications.
Public Works News:
The Town has completed the restoration of Eastwood Drive (located between Armstrong Ford Road and Eagle Road). The project was completed approximately one week ahead of schedule. The contractor on the project was Blythe Construction of Charlotte, NC and the cost of the project was approximately $400,000. The Town used Powell Bill funding to finance the project.
Eastwood Drive now features two, twelve (12) foot travel lanes and one four (4) foot dedicated bicycle lane that is marked with vertical delineators and traffic paint(see illustration). Eastwood Drive is approximately one (1) mile long.
The Town has been notified by NCDOT that the C.C. Dawson Bridge over the South Fork River that connects Lakewood Road with North Main Street, will be demolished, removed and reconstructed. The projected project completion date is April 2014.
The NCDOT designated detour is Eighth Avenue to Market Street to Wilkinson Blvd. North Main Street will be open only to those who reside on that street as well as Lakewood Road from Eagle Road toward downtown. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Town Hall at 704-824-4337.
CURBSIDE PICKUP: We would like to thank everyone for complying with our rules concerning removal of unwanted items that are put at curbside for disposal. Please be sure to put all items at curbside not in the street. All brush should be placed parallel to the street with all cut ends facing the same direction. If you have an unusual amount of disposed materials, you may request a truck to be left overnight or over the weekend. Please remember this does not include bulk items generated by construction or items generated by landscape contractors. To request a truck, a simple form must be completed at Town Hall the form is available in the downloads section. If you still have leaves that need to be picked up, please put them in clear bags and they will be removed weekly. If you have questions, please call Town Hall at 704-824-4337 or the Public Works Center at 704-825-3316.