The Service Voirie (Department of Streets) is tasked with:

  • the maintenance and repair of all existing local roads (250 km) and municipal public squares;
  • the maintenance of pavements on national roads within the city (105 km);
  • the maintenance of many pedestrian thoroughfares of all kinds: walkways, stairs and cycle paths;
  • the maintenance of street furniture (benches, railings, tourist signs, street signs, planters, etc.) at its ironmongery, carpentry and painting workshops;
  • the management, installation and maintenance of tourist signs, street signs and house numbers;
  • the management of permits to carry out any kind of work on public roads;
  • the management of permits for terraces, display windows and advertising panels;
  • the preparation of projects to connect plots to public utilities as part of urban development;
  • the coordination of winter services; and
  • ice and snow removal on approximately 50% of public roads.

The Service Voirie employs 103 people across a number of sites:

  • The head of department and technical office are based in the La Rocade building,
  • The operating unit that handles maintenance, with its workshops, stock of equipment and fleet of vehicles, is located at the Centre d'intervention et d'entretien (Intervention and maintenance centre) in Cessange, and
  • comprises six sector-specific teams.