How Many Fatal Accidents Happen in Des Moines-West Des Moines?
In 2020, there were 18 fatal accidents in Des Moines and 1 in West Des Moines.
In 2019, there were 15 fatal accidents in Des Moines, resulting in 15 fatalities with a total of 23 people involved.
How Are the Road Infrastructure and Bridges in Des Moines, IA?
All Des Moines-West Des Moines drivers are supported by the Public Works department, which provides day-to-day maintenance on all of its sanitation, road, city storm, emergency response systems, and more. Past projects have focused on increasing on-time performance of scheduled preventative maintenance at pump stations and improving its asphalt pavement conditions, which included reconstructing more than 30,000 square yards of streets.
For more information on the Des Moines-West Des Moines’s Public Works department, visit City of Des Moines – Public Works.