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Transportation Division

Transportation Project Management

The City is responsible for designing and reviewing construction plans for various City transportation projects.  After the scope of a capital project is identified, the staff uses various technical information such as survey data, traffic studies, and other field investigations to prepare a design and develop construction plans.  Additional work includes obtaining permits, preparing budgets, and developing construction specifications for the project.

Capital projects are identified by the Planning and Permitting Divi­sion and other divisions. Staff prepare the necessary construction plans using the information obtained by Survey and in coordi­nation with Environmental Resources.  Project Management and Inspection Services are provided during the construction of the improvements, whether by maintenance staff or outside contractors.

This area focuses on implementing the mission of the Public Works Department by designing, managing, and inspecting the various transportation projects needed to ensure the public's safety. 

Construction Inspection
The Public Works Construction Inspection section is responsible for inspecting all transportation and drainage capital projects constructed by the City’s Maintenance Division staff or 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.