Design and Construction
Design and Construction prepare the necessary plans and specifications for Transportation Projects and implements the construction of the improvements.
The Capital projects are identified by the Planning and Permitting Division, as well as other divisions, and using the information obtained by Survey and in coordination with the Environmental Resources Division, prepare the necessary construction plans. Project Management and Inspection Services are provided during the construction of the improvements, whether by maintenance staff or outside contractors.
The focus of this division is to implement the mission of the Public Works Department by designing, managing, and inspecting the various transportation projects needed to ensure the safety of the public. The division consists of the following sections:
The Public Works Construction Inspection section is responsible for the inspection of all transportation and drainage capital projects that are constructed either by the City’s Maintenance Division staff or by private contractors.
Other duties include monitoring all private utility construction within the City right-of-way, organizing and directing the contractors providing lot mowing and pepper tree removal services, and inspecting other capital projects for other City departments such as Utility and Facility Management.