Street Department

Men Operating a Cold Planer and a Dump Truck

Mission Statement

The mission of the Clarksville Street Department is to provide the citizens of Clarksville with a high quality, well maintained and congestion free roadway infrastructure, while providing resources and engineering support for the storm water drainage system.

Core Areas

  • Drainage maintenance
  • Road maintenance
  • Traffic control and engineering


  • Continue multiyear pavement management program
  • Repair remaining sidewalks in poor condition

Drainage Maintenance

  • Inspect all high priority drainage assets on a quarterly basis
  • Resolve all level I and level II drainage complaints in accordance with storm water ordinance

Traffic Control & Engineering

  • Implement city wide closed loop signal system
  • Implement stormwater processes in accordance with National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Notice of Intent (NOI)
  • Maintain and update current inventory of all infrastructure assets for Governmental Accounting Standards Board 34 (GASB 34) compliance


2016 - 2017 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) Annual Report

Access Management Ordinance

Mowing Areas

Residential Streetlight Criteria

Road Classification

Stormwater Documents & Forms

Traffic Signal Specifications

Traffic Streetlight Criteria

Traffic Study Guidelines

  1. Chris Cowan, PE

    Engineering Manager

  1. Sonny Emmert

    GIS Administrator

  1. Joseph Green

    Senior Engineer

  1. Jerome Henderson


  1. Brian Nelson

    Traffic Control Supervisor

  1. Eric Salmon

    NPDES Coordinator

  1. Angie Sykes

    Cemetery Manager

  1. Orville Sykes

    Equipment Operations Manager