Public Works Operations

The Public Works Operations division (also known as the Streets Division) is an important part of the Public Works Department and takes great pride in keeping streets maintained and safe for all Newton residents. The many responsibilities of this division include:

  • Maintain city roads and streets.
  • Repair potholes, manholes, storm sewers and catch basins
  • Install and maintain road signs
  • Remove snow as well as sand/salt streets

To report malfunctioning or damaged traffic signs and signals, potholes, and sod/grass damage by a snowplow, call Public Works at (641) 792-6622 or use our online forms to submit your report.