The Engineering and Capital Improvements Division is responsible for:
Planning, designing, and managing construction projects for city roads, infrastructure, and facilities
Administering major maintenance programs for roadways, bridges, and sidewalks
Maintaining and improves the transportation system for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods, and services, including traffic engineering
Issuing permits for work within city right of way
Regulating developments for stormwater runoff
Administering regulations to manage development in the floodplains
The division serves as the primary coordinating point for infrastructure projects involving other agencies, such as the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Hays County. It works closely with Planning and Zoning to link capital improvements with the various long range plans of the city.