Engineering Division

Flood Information

No Flooding

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Road Closures

Two Closures

Superior Avenue
Construction on Superior Avenue, between Taylor Drive and North 29th Street, is scheduled to begin on June 22, 2020. Construction will include storm sewer, sanitary sewer repairs, concrete pavement, sidewalk, street lighting, and updated traffic signals.

Geele Avenue
Construction on Geele Avenue between North 23rd Street and Calumet Drive will begin Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Construction to include water main replacement, lead water service replacement, storm sewer repairs, concrete sidewalk repairs, and new asphalt pavement.

Closure and Detour Details

Engineering Division Functions

The Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works has five main areas of concentration:

Planning and Design | Asset Management | Surveys, Maps, and Records | Construction Management | Consultant Oversight

Through its programs and services, the Engineering Division seeks to improve the quality of life within the City by overseeing maintenance of the existing infrastructure and design and oversight of improvement projects.


Department of Public Works/Municipal Service Building offices at 2026 New Jersey Avenue. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Technical Documents


Division Contacts

Ryan J. Sazama, P. E., AIA

City Engineer

Michael Born, P.L.S.

Assistant City Engineer/Surveyor

Scott G. Isaacs, P.E.

Environmental Engineer

Kevin Jump, P.E.

Civil Engineer/Project Manager

Vic Gatawakas

Senior Engineering Technician

Andrew Bartell

GIS Specialist

Jordan Sucha

Civil Engineering Technician

Tyler Hill

Engineering Technician

News & Updates

Recent Engineering News & Updates

Road Closure – Calumet Drive and Geele Avenue

The intersection of Calumet Drive and Geele Avenue will be closed to all traffic beginning on July 6, 2020 for water main replacement in the intersection. The closure is expected to remain in place for 10 days.

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Road Closure – South Commerce Street

The intersection of South Commerce Street and Maryland Avenue will be closed on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, for water main installation.

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