The Design & Construction Department's mission is to provide engineering services for all
types of highway-related facilities, with a highly
skilled professional team working together, using technical knowledge, common sense
and practical experience. The Design & Construction Department is responsible for the administration
and implementation of the Districts engineering, design and construction programs. The
Design & Construction Department provides engineering services essential to support internal and
external maintenance and construction operations, including survey, design, construction,
drainage, and quality assurance for new and existing highway improvements.
Design & Construction Department also performs conflict resolution and fosters partnering concepts
with other departments, government entities, consultants, contractors,
and suppliers. It is also responsible for the bridge management programs that inspect
and manage maintenance, repair and renovation of over 560 bridges and large culverts.
To meet the engineering needs of the District, Design &
Construction Department currently employs
full-time professional and technical staff organized into the Design/Survey and Construction