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City Engineering

The work performed by the Engineering Department includes utility reviews in conjunction with land use permits, right-of-way permits, stormwater drainage and soil erosion permits, historical information, traffic counting and studies and design, construction engineering and contract administration work related to various service areas. The Department maintains historic records for City utility locations including sanitary sewer, watermain and storm sewer.  The Department participates and works in several areas and is involved with projects identified in the Public Improvement Plan. These activities are listed below.

  • Ordinance Compliance
  • Economic Development Projects
  • Regional Bridge Council and Bridge Scour Committee (MDOT)
  • Regional Transportation Planning and Traffic Assessment (TC-TALUS)
  • Asset Management
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  • Bike Paths and Trails
  • Street Reconstruction and Resurfacing
  • Storm Water Quality Sewer and Water Systems
  • Budgeted Capital Improvements
  • Bridge and Dam Inspections
  • City Infrastructure Projects
  • Grand Traverse Commons Infrastructure
  • Bayfront Improvements

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This page last updated on 2/11/2019.