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Public Works Department

820 4th Ave West   Jerome, ID 83338   208-324-9669

Office Hours

Winter work hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday.

In the summer we work ten hour shifts with part of our staff working 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Monday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Friday.

Public Works has a technician on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week for critical after hours response. Please call 208-324-1911 for after hours issues.

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The City of Jerome Public Works Department provides the following services:

Streets

Street lights

Parks

Water

Backflow program

Irrigation

The Public works Department takes great pride in the work we do for our community from the beauty of our parks to the conditions of our streets. We strive to do the best job possible with the funds and equipment that are available to us.

 

Street History

The village of Jerome, named for Jerome Kuhn, son of the president of the Twin Falls North Side Land and water Company, was surveyed and platted in the summer of 1907. By September 30, 1907 the day of the formal opening of the town site and sale of town lots, Jerome had electricity and piped water.

A petition containing more than 200 signatures was presented to the Lincoln County Commissioners on July 15, 1909 requesting that Jerome be incorporated as a village. That petition was granted.  

Current Road Construction Activities 

For a recorded message regarding ongoing projects, current closures or other pertinent information, please call Public Works at 324-9669 and then select option 4

Call 811 Before you Dig, Idaho State law requires notrification prior to excavations:  

http://www.digline.com/idaholaw

SECTION 55 – 2201 – 55 – 2210, CHAPTER 22

Before doing any excavating of fifteen (15) inches or greater in vertical depth; before tilling the soil to a depth of fifteen (15) inches or more for agricultural purposes, the excavator (or farmer or homeowner) must provide notice of intent to excavate to all owners of underground facilities, at least two (2) business days prior to excavating.