Public Service

The City of Canal Winchester’s Department of Public Service performs administrative, technical, operational and maintenance activities in support of an estimated $200 million in public infrastructure. The Department strives to protect the City's investment in its infrastructure and public facilities, plans for future improvements to address changing needs, and ensures the health, safety and quality of life for the citizens of Canal Winchester in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

The Department of Public Services organized into 7 divisions:

  • Information Technology
  • Parks and Recreation Facilities
  • Stormwater
  • Streets, Lands & Buildings
  • Urban Forestry
  • Water
  • Water Reclamation

By The Numbers

Included in Public Service is:

  • 45 Centerline miles of streets with 110 lane miles
  • 66 Miles of sewer pipe
  • 51 Miles of water mains
  • 41 Miles of storm drain pipe
  • 12 Parks with 314 total acres
  • 8 Miles of paved multiuse paths
  • 20 Bridges and box culverts
  • 14 Traffic signals
  • 63 Buildings and structures
  • 61 Vehicles and pieces of equipment
  • 600 City-owned Street lights
  • 4,319 Street trees and approximately 38,675 park trees
  • 27 Landscaped areas
  1. Thoroughfare Plan

The Canal Winchester Transportation Thoroughfare Plan is intended to serve as a planning tool and guide for City officials regarding transportation policy and investments. The purpose of the plan is to create a vision of the future transportation network by assessing travel demand and establishing a functional hierarchy of roadways that promote local and regional connectivity, support economic development, and provide appropriate capacity.

Canal Winchester Transportation Thoroughfare Plan