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Engineering & Capital Projects

The City Engineering staff is responsible for overseeing all City related design and construction of transportation and utility systems, development reviews, and property surveys. The Engineering section works to identify public improvement needs, design and manage City-funded construction projects for utility and transportation systems, as well as provide technical support and information to utility operators and the public. Engineering staff reviews development proposals and inspects private construction of public facilities. This includes identifying the need for transportation and utility improvements. These costs are partially recovered from fees assessed on developers for plan review and inspection.

Need to talk to someone as soon as possible? In the event of an emergency, please call Public Works directly at 426-9731 to report the incident. After hours, you can report emergency or urgent situations to (360) 426-4441. Examples of emergency or urgent situations include: serious water leaks, fallen trees in the roadway, sewage backing up into a household or business, water across the roadway or flooding buildings, hazardous material spills on the roadways, dangerous city street roadway conditions, such as sinkholes and potholes.

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