Welcome to the Decorah Street Department

The Decorah Street Department maintains over 100 lane miles of streets, alleys and many public parking lots in the downtown area. The street department also makes all necessary repairs to street, alley, and public sidewalks. This also includes all minor street and curb repair/replacement, pothole repair, spray patching, street sweeping, leaf pickup, snow and ice removal.

If you have questions regarding any of the information listed on our site, please feel free to contact us. To stay up-to-date on construction projects, leaf collection, and public service announcements, you can also follow us on Facebook at Decorah Street Department which is accessible without an account.


Yard Waste Site

Notice: City’s Yard Waste Site to be Closed Until July 24th

(July 16, 2020) – The City of Decorah is notifying residents that the Yard Waste Site located on Trout Run Road will be temporarily closed until Friday, July 24th. The closure is to allow for the City’s contractor to process additional compost and wood chips.

The Yard Waste Site is normally open on Wednesday from 1 PM to 7 PM and on Saturday from 8 AM to 12 PM. Since this spring, the Yard Waste Site has been operating under extended hours (open seven days a week) and will likely return to these extended hours after the contractor’s work is complete.

The schedule is subject to change based on weather conditions. Please contact the Street Department at 382-2157 with any questions.

DATES ANNOUNCED FOR FREE LOADING OF COMPOST AND WOOD CHIPS. See the "Yard Waste Site" page for additional information.

Located on Trout Run Road 1/4 mile south of Hwy 9

The Yard Waste Site will accept waste only from properties within the City limits which are hauled to the site by residents of the City of Decorah. [Read More]

***REMINDER***   Curbside leaf collection program does not begin until October.  Placing leaves or other yard waste in the street can clog storm sewer piping and decrease water quality.  The city is asking people to remove any leaves or other yard waste that has been placed in the street.  City residents can take their yard waste to the yard waste site on Trout Run Road.  

Hours of Operation
Currently open 7 days a week during daylight hours


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