Electrical Division

The Electrical Division is responsible for:

  • Maintaining, repairing, installing and synchronizing the traffic signal operation at all signal-controlled intersections in West Allis
  • Maintaining, repairing and installing street light poles and lamps throughout the City
  • Laying duct lines under new pavement, installing cable, drilling and pouring pole bases, setting new poles and making the final splices to light the lamp fixtures during the road construction season
  • Performing electrical repairs, construction and maintenance at all City buildings and properties including the Library, Police and Fire Stations, Senior Housing units, Senior Center, Municipal Market, water pumping stations, parking meters, school parking lots, playgrounds and ball fields

How to Report Problems with Streetlights or Traffic Signals

To report a problem with a streetlight or traffic signal, contact the Department of Public Works Electrical Division at 414-302-8888 during normal business hours of 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or after hours to report a non-emergency issue. To report an emergency issue after hours or on holidays and weekends, contact the West Allis Police Department Dispatch Center at 414-302-8000.

At any time and for non-emergency issues, you may contact the City at Let Us Help to ask a question, report a concern, or share a suggestion.