Street maintenance


The department of street maintenance maintain manage the City of Jakobstad’s streets and roads.

This includes snow clearing, gritting, dust suppression and cleaning streets, roads and certain spaces in Jakobstad.

The depot is based in Staffansnäs. The depot has a vehicle repair garage, traffic sign hire service, traffic sign workshop, sand and road salt depot and a garage for heavy-duty vehicles.

Everything required for street maintenance is kept and managed at the depot.

services for private individuals

We also offer services to private individuals, companies and associations. These services include, for example, levelling aggregates, dust suppression on private roads, traffic sign hire and machine work such as levelling areas and private roads.

frequently asked questions about street maintenance

When will you grit my road?

Alerte follows the city’s directions on prioritisation as regards street maintenance. The top priorities are cycle paths, main routes and the centre, followed by residential areas.

It takes around 10 hours to grit all of Jakobstad’s traffic routes.

When will you clear the snow from my road?

Alerte follows the city’s directions on prioritisation as regards street maintenance. The top priorities are cycle paths, main routes and the centre, followed by residential areas. The complete maintenance classification list can be found here.

It takes around 6–8 hours to plough snow from all of Jakobstad’s traffic routes.

Who should I contact if I want to put up/remove a traffic sign?

Please contact the City of Jakobstad’s municipal engineering department.

06 786 3111

Whom should I contact if I would like crushed stone on my road?

Please contact the City of Jakobstad’s municipal engineering department.

06 786 3111

Who is in charge of my access road?

Access roads are maintained by the owner or occupier of the plot.

Who is responsible for cleaning the street outside my house?

The owner or occupier of the plot is responsible for these areas. Alerte’s areas of responsibility are listed here.


Traffic sign hire

Alerte offers traffic signs and other traffic control products for hire.

You will usually know what signs/products are required once the application for permission has been granted, but please note that this does not automatically mean that the signs/products have been ordered. You should order traffic signs/products directly via Alerte AB or another company in good time before the work/event begins.

Please contact the Head of Department for further information.

JOACHIM STENMAN

Head of Department, Street- and Sports Maintenance, Garden Services

joachim.stenman@alerte.fi, 044 714 7115

Matias knuts

Work Supervisor, Street- and Sports Maintenance, Vehicle Repair Garage

matias.knuts@alerte.fi, 044 7851 805