Driveway Culvert New & Maintenance Policy

The property owner is responsible for purchasing and installing NEW culverts for a driveway opening to the street. An Application for Access Driveway Permit (application for Driveway Apron) must be submitted to initiate approval of the culvert and driveway apron. (Driveway Culvert Maintenance Policy)

New culverts: call Engineering Division at 218/730-5200

For replacement of existing culverts, the owner of the property must contact Utility Operations. A technician will inspect the existing culvert for eligibility of replacement. (Driveway Culvert Maintenance Policy)

For eligibility to replace existing culverts: call Utility Operations at 218/730-4130

City of Duluth Public Works & Utilities Department, Engineering Division
City Hall, Room 211
411 West First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 730-5200


Emergency Numbers:

24-hour gas emergency number: (218)730-4100

24-hour general emergency number (use for sanitary sewer, stormwater, streets, and furnace problems): (218)730-4000


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