Roads, Sidewalks & Streetlights

Spring Street Sweeping

Each Spring crews sweep thousands of tons of sand and debris from over 1,000 kms of roadway throughout the City. This operation not only creates a more aesthetically pleasing roadway but also prevents debris from entering the storm sewer system through catchbasins, reduces dust levels in the air and makes the roadways safer for cyclists, pedestrians and motorists. Please keep in mind that our sweepers will be collecting debris mainly from the edges of the roadway. Keeping any obstructions such as parked cars or garbage/recycling containers off the roadway would be appreciated whenever possible.

Street sweeping for the 2017 season began on April 18, 2017.  Currenlty street sweepers are operating in Area #8.  Area #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 and #9 are complete.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding sweeping operations please contact the Municipal Service Centre at 905-356-1355 and press #0 to speak with staff. To see a map of work area boundaries, please click on the link on the left side of this page.

Please continue to check this page for weekly updates regarding current work areas. These updates can also be heard by calling our City hotline at 905-356-7521 ext 5800. 

Pot Holes

Did you find a pothole on a city street? Fill out a Pot Hole Form to report it.

Please be advised that the City of Niagara Falls may not be responsible if you damage your vehicle after driving over a pothole in the roadway.

The provincial government has established standards for maintenance of municipal roadways. When the City of Niagara Falls has maintained the roadways in accordance to this provincial standard then the City is not responsible for damages to a vehicle caused by driving over a pothole.

All claims for losses due to potholes on a roadway must be submitted in writing to the Clerk’s office, hand delivered or by registered mail only, within 10 days of the date of loss.

Railway Crossings

Repairs to railway crossings is carried out by CN Railways. The City of Niagara Falls is responsible for the road leading to and exiting the crossing. The railway crossing and the surrounding land is private property and not under the City's jurisdiction to repair or maintain.

Road Closing/Detours

For information about recent road closures or detours, visit the Road Closing, Construction and Obstruction Notification Page.

Snow Plowing and Winter Maintenance

Looking to prepare for winter weather before it strikes?  Check out the Snow Plowing and Winter maintenance page for all the information you need to be ready for winter.

Sidewalk Repair

To Request service for sidewalk repair please contact our Municipal Service Centre at 905-356-1355.


Have you found a burnt out or damaged Streetlight? Let us know by completing a Streetlight Outage/Repair Form.

Dead Animal on Roadway

If you see a dead animal on the road please contact the Niagara Falls Humane Society.