Sewer and Bridge Section

                                            Contact Phone Numbers
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (920) 448-3535
Emergency after hours, weekends, & holidays (920) 492-3735 or (920) 680-1020
24/7 Automated Information Line (920) 492-3731

Sewer Section

The Sewer Section maintains the 464.99 miles of sanitary sewers and 407.30 miles of storm sewers in the City.

The Sewer Section addresses the following problems occurring within the public right of way: catch basin or storm inlet problems; steaming frozen mini-sewers, frozen or plugged culvert drainage pipes; blocked conservancy outfall pipes; surface flooding due to spring runoff or a heavy rain event threatening damage; and repairs of holes that may develop near sewer structures.  Any problem of these types should be reported to the emergency number listed above.

The Section maintains a coin operated Recreational Vehicle Sanitary Disposal Station located at 2115 North Irwin Avenue.  (3 minutes pumping for 2 quarters)  This station is open from approximately the 15th of April through the 1st of November, weather permitting.

Bridge Section

The City operates the 3 lift span bridges across the Fox River during the shipping season that usually extends from the 1st of April until the 1st of December.

  • Bridge Hours – Except on Sundays and holidays (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day and Thanksgiving), the draws of bridges will not be required to open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.; from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.; and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; provided that the draws shall be opened promptly at all times for the passage of vessels carrying United States mail, vessels belonging to the United States, vessels of 300 short tons or over-cargo capacity engaging in commercial transportation and their attendant towing tugs and tugs of fireboats when responding to emergency calls.

There may be special port closures for events such as Festival Foods’ Fire Over the Fox (fireworks) on the 4th of July when no lifts shall occur.

Problems with any of the 22 fixed span bridges and the 5 pedestrian bridges should be reported to the emergency numbers listed above.

Boat docks or pier problems at the Green Bay Metropolitan Boat Launch located at 90 Bay Beach Road should be reported to the above emergency numbers.

 

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