Public Works Dr. Adnan Alshiha
Public Works n The community infrastructure n Public work covers many functions: n Street and traffic n Water and sewage n Engineering n Surveying n Zoning/ subdivision control n Park maintenance
Public Works Functions n Divided in two broad groups: n 1 - Engineering: n Outside consulting services n Construction by contract n Inspection of construction n Engineering records and data n 2 - Operations: the direct and visible functions
Capital Improvement n As part of comprehensive planning, capitol improvements programming is a systematic attempts to predict and plan for the purchase or constructing of major community facilities or assets. n Capital Improvement is defined as major projects undertaken by an agency that are not recurring on year-in year-out basis. n They include major replacement , purchases, and construction added to the physical plants of community.
Capital Improvement Process n Program preparation( inventory of needs, an analysis of priorities, implementation schedule, and formal adaptation. ) n Basic Financial analysis (community financial capabilities) n Intergovernmental relation (coordination with other agencies)
Traffic engineering and control n The study and design of traffic pattern movement for vehicles and pedestrian, the development of improvement in traffic facilities, and regulation of vehicle use n Traffic control devices: n Signs n Signals n Pavement marking n Street designations
Code enforcement n Code make life better n Building code n Housing code The electrical code n The plumbing code n Subdivision regulation
Water and Sewer system