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The Engineering Division is one of eight divisions in the Department of Public Works. The division is responsible for the design and construction of infrastructure projects. These projects include all street and bridge construction, storm and sanitary sewer construction, and all traffic engineering.

The Division includes the County Engineer and a staff of 5 licensed professional engineers and 3 engineers in training, all who specialize in the various facets of civil engineering. Other staff members include a licensed professional land surveyor, and a certified inspection staff.

The Division provides engineering services and manages design projects of the Unified Government which include new construction and upgrades to the city's water and wastewater systems, street and storm sewer infrastructure and traffic control systems.

The Engineering Division also works closely with other local state governmental entities and planning agencies to coordinate projects. The Division also addresses traffic calming, right of way issues, and street lighting requests. The Traffic Engineering Division is responsible for traffic signal engineering, construction and operations, traffic signal timing & coordination, as well as the design of contractor installed traffic control signs and pavement markings.

Capital Maintenance Improvement Projects approved in 2008

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Engineering Hours Brent Thompson Phone Numbers
City Hall 8:00 am to 5:00 pm P.E. P: (913) 573-5700
701 N 7th Street Monday - Friday County Engineer  F: (913) 573-5727
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