Wet Spring weather puts DPW into highgear for mowing

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.–With almost 15 of the first 20 days of May having some measurable amounts of rain, the need to mow city owned properties has been moved to the top of the priority list for Indianapolis Department of Public Works.

According to DPW officials, some workers will be on overtime to help get things caught up . Crews will be focusing on mowing and parks maintenance as forecasts predict drier conditions for the next several days. Since the beginning of the year DPW crews have mowed almost 4,500 acres of land and levees and have spent almost 3,000 hours removing tree hazards and tree debris.

DPW Operations will also continue to address residential requests, including potholes, all season long. About 8800 pothole service requests have been closed since the beginning of the year.

To report high weeds and grass, one can call the Mayor’s Action Center at (317) 327-4MAC (4622). Citizens can also report complaints through the RequestIndy website at www.indy.gov/requestindy or through the RequestIndy app available for smartphones.

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