Roads, Drains and Footpaths
The City of Greater Dandenong is responsible for ensuring the municipality's roads, drains, public lighting, path networks and all associated infrastructure are well-maintained and meeting the needs of the community in the the most cost-effective manner, for present and future residents and visitors.
Council's Infrastructure Services department works to achieve improved safety, functionality and lengthen the life of community assets.
Council provides a 24-hour, seven days a week emergency maintenance service for road assets, and is responsible for all inspections related to vehicle crossings, road and nature strip openings and pre-building footpath inspections.
Council's Infrastructure Planning department assess as the demand for new road infrastructure against the impact of growth, and develops cost-effective management strategies to plan for the development and management of infrastructure that will meet public's needs.
Council advocates on behalf of the local community to other government bodies and organisations to ensure that plans for infrastructure assets and transport and stormwater drainage services are integrated with Council’s future plans.
In conjunction with Melbourne Water, Council also works to ensure that suitable measures have been or are being implemented to manage the existing and future risks associated with flooding. They also foster preparedness for flood events and enhance the ability to respond in an informed and appropriate manner within the municipality.