Street Department Supervisor
Currently, the Searcy Street Department is comprised of 10 employees. Supervisor, Sam Watson has more than 20 years of roadwork experience with the City. The Street Department is under the direction of the City Engineer, Mark Lane. Mr. Lane also oversees land development, land alterations, streets and drainage for subdivisions and commercial developments.
The Street Departments mission is to provide and maintain transportation infrastructure to those who live, work and travel through the City of Searcy. These services include road, bridge and drainage maintenance, engineering studies and construction management. The Street Department provides emergency services during inclement weather and supports the police and fire departments in emergencies. In addition, they are responsible for street and traffic signs. It is the goal of the Street Department is to provide the best and fastest service possible to all the citizens of the city within budget restraints, while keeping safety at the forefront of their operation.
State Highways within the City
There are several State Highways within Searcy. The City has no control over the maintenance of these areas. The highways and roads listed below are maintained by the Arkansas Department of Highway and Transportation.
- Highway 36 (Beebe Capps Expressway)
- Highway 16 & 67B (Maple Street & Race Avenue)
- Highway 267 (Lincoln & Queensway)
- Eastline Road
- Sections of Booth Road
For questions or concerns regarding the above locations, please contact the AHTD Searcy office located on Eastline Road at 268-2652.
Road Improvement or Maintenance
Permission is required prior to building, maintaining, altering or cutting a street in the City of Searcy. Please contact the City Engineer (501-268-2483) to start the approval process.
Location & Contact Information
The Street Department is headquartered in a facility that is not assessable to the public. If you need to contact the Street Department, please contact City Hall at 501-268-2483 or complete the service request form by clicking the link below.
Official Hwy 36-67 Connector Route
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