CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM: The Engineering Division is responsible for the development and periodic updating of the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP). This document acts as both a policy document designed to focus energy and funds on projects that are vitally-important and to distribute the funds available in a cost-effective manner to best meet the many needs of the City's various infrastructure systems. The City's current CIP can be found here. If you have any suggestions on this plan, please submit them to us!
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT: The Engineering Division provides oversight and project management for all of the City's Capital Improvement project. This includes managing the cost, scope, and schedule of these vitally-important improvements to the infrastructure of Oakdale.
PROJECT DESIGN: The Project Design is either done in-house or contracted out. Our technicians use computer technology to prepare construction plans and engineering specifications for City Capital Improvement Projects (CIP’s). Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Engineering Department also maintains and updates the City Standard Drawings and Specifications.
RIGHT-OF-WAY SERVICES: Management of real estate acquisition for public streets, city parks, and other municipal facilities.
SUBDIVISION PLAN CHECK & PERMITS: Responsible for plan check and engineering drawings for the construction of water mains, sewers, streets, and other public improvements. This division processes Utility Permits and Street Work Permits for work within the public right of way as well as Fire Hydrant Use Permits and Encroachment Permit.
TRANSPORTATION STUDIES: Participates in regional transportation planning meetings, develops scoping documents for transportation projects and applies public improvement requirements to subdivision maps and development entitlements.
TRAFFIC OPERATIONS & PARKING: Traffic Operations provides these services to the community:
Traffic Studies - studies traffic counts and survey information to determine whether a STOP sign, YIELD sign, or any other acceptable solutions are required for that particular scenario. Before a sign can be located in an area, a Traffic Study and/or Traffic Count must be conducted.
Traffic Signals - design and manage signal lights, signal synchronization, and signal telemetry.
Traffic Operations provides these services to the community: