The Mission of the Street Operations Department is to manage, maintain, and develop the City's street system. This is accomplished by maintaining street pavement; operating and maintaining traffic signals, signs and markings; and planning and developing the street system.
The department's major functions include Pavement Preservation, Base Restoration, Traffic Engineering, Traffic Signals, and Signs & Markings.
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Banners for non-profit events or activities can be placed over the street at seven different locations in the city. The banners have to be permitted and there is a non-refundable application fee.
The Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon, or PHB, is an overhead signal-beacon designed to help pedestrians safely cross a busy street. A PHB signal works like any other push-button activated pedestrian, a red signal will appear allowing pedestrians to cross safely with a WALK signal.
The City prohibits work or activities that in any way obstruct a street, sidewalk or other similar public place except those operating according to a valid Public Right-of-Way Blockage Permit.
By City Ordinance, the property owner is responsible for sidewalk maintenance. Occasionally small stretches of sidewalk are repaired or replaced as part of a street project.
Corrections to your Street Maintenance Fee charge, requests for a change in land use designation, or requests for a Low Income Discount can be done with the forms provided here.
If you want to report a pot hole, a cave-in or any other type of street pavement problem, call the City's Call Center and a work order will be created.
You can request installation of certain traffic control devices. Examples include speed humps, stop signs, traffic signals, crosswalks, or parking restrictions.
To report traffic signals that are malfunctioning or street signs that are down or damaged, call the City's Call Center and a work order will be created.
Paving the way for you.
DIRECTOR OF STREET OPERATIONS, ALBERT QUINTANILLA
Albert Quintanilla is currently the Director of Street Operations at the City of Corpus Christi. Prior to his current position, he worked for 7 years in the Risk Management Department at United Independent School District in Laredo overseeing school safety. Before that, he worked for the Texas Department of Transportation for 27 years in Houston, Raymondville, Hebbronville and Laredo in various highway design, construction and maintenance capacities before retiring as the District Engineer for the Laredo District.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&I University in Kingsville and has been a registered Professional Engineer in Texas since 1990.