The engineering division provides city-wide mapping support, infrastructure design and construction management, subdivision/private development plan review, and maintenance of the Capital Improvement Plan.
Major Activities of the Engineering Division:
Monitor and approve subdivision and private development plans to ensure infrastructure elements comply with city codes, ordinances and regulations for design and construction standards
Maintain a computerized map and data inventory system to provide information concerning right-of-way vacations, City easements, annexation records, parcel and street addressing, street, sanitary and storm sewer systems, and City limit boundaries
Administer the process of assigning addresses and legal descriptions for annexations, boundary determinations, and property vacations
Maintain and coordinates the City’s G.I.S. (Geographical Information System) program
Perform engineering design and construction management services for transportation improvement construction projects which include streets, curbs, sidewalks, streetlights and traffic signals.
Perform engineering design and construction management services for sanitary and storm sewer construction projects
Perform biennial bridge inspections and report inspection results to the Illinois Department of Transportation as required by state law
Perform ongoing inflow/infiltration and drainage studies to identify problem sewers, analyze alternative remedies and implement solutions.