Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Engineering Division is to plan, develop, budget and implement projects to maintain and improve the City’s utility, street, pedestrian and bridge infrastructure.

Services Provided
Temporary Street Obstruction Permit 

Excavation/Street Cut Permit 

Public Improvements

The Engineering Division performs design, contract administration and construction and consultant management for public improvements including water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, bridges, streets, City buildings and pedestrian and bicycle facilities. 

Transportation Planning

The Engineering Division also develops and maintains the City’s Long Range Transportation Plan and other plans which include new facilities and improvements for vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle modes of travel. We work to reduce congestion on SH 82 by implementing the City’s Access Control Plan and the Corridor Optimization Plan.


Funding and Grant Acquisition

The Engineering Division applies for and manages grants for funding of capital projects through sources such as the Garfield County Federal Mineral Lease district, the Colorado Municipal League, DOLA and through active participation in the Intermountain Transportation Planning Region.

CDOT and State Coordination of Large Projects on SH82 and I-70  

GIS Mapping and Surveying

The Engineering Division is working to complete the City’s utility maps for water, sanitary sewer, electric and broadband utilities. We also update utility and street mapping with as built information and prepare easements and legal descriptions for a range of different purposes.

Development Review and Revision to the Engineering Standards

Right of Way Management

The Division administers right of way permits and performs inspections to ensure compliance with the municipal code. 

Flood Plain and Geologic Hazards Management