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Street Sweeping

Residential seasonal street sweeping season began in April 2019. As of August 23, crews have swept 109,296 miles and collected 42,564 cubic yards of dirt and debris. Denver Public Works thanks everyone for your help keeping the Mile High City clean!


Denver street sweeping truckOur Street Maintenance crews sweep residential streets from April through November and encourage you to SHOW YOUR PRIDE AND MOVE YOUR RIDE on your sweeping day!

Residents are advised to pay attention to the red and white signs posted on their block for street sweeping parking restrictions, so Denver Public Works can provide the best street sweeping service possible. Residential streets in Denver are only swept once per month where posted (not every block has restrictions), so please be sure to move your vehicle according to the signs on your block to avoid a $50.00 parking citation.

Want a reminder about your street sweeping day?

Street sweeping runs April through November. Residents can sign up for street sweeping reminders through pocketgov online and get text or email notifications about street sweeping days. Create a free user profile and save your contact information to receive your preferred alerts.

Request "No Parking” sticker reminders for your calendar by emailing or by calling 311. Please include your name and address with your sticker request.

Tips for street sweeping days

  • Remove items from the curb on sweeping days
  • Trim back branches near the street to prevent trees and equipment from damage
  • Bicyclists: ride carefully and be aware of sweeping activity near bike lanes
  • Drivers: give street sweepers plenty of room and only pass when safe to do so

Remember to always follow the sweeping time restrictions on your block and refrain from parking during the restricted times posted, even if it appears a sweeper has already cleaned the street, as sweepers may need to return to the area for additional sweeping. 

Street sweeping plays a critical role in keeping Denver’s streets, air and water clean. Denver Public Works’ Street Sweeping Program removes dirt, leaves and debris from city streets, which reduces air and water pollution and supports a clean environment. In 2018, Denver street sweeping crews swept 175,161 lane miles of Denver streets and alleys — collecting 77,678 cubic yards of dirt and debris! 


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