The Engineering Division - in the Public Works Department - is in charge of installation of storm water drainage facilities, curb and gutter, and sidewalks in connection with street improvement projects; undergrounding overhead utility lines; traffic flow management; watercourse and drainage management; Town mapping; supervision and control of public infrastructure and capital projects; inspection and sign off for Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy.

Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy
The engineers review construction plans to ensure conformance with the Town Storm Drainage, Flood Prevention, and Water Quality and Sediment Transport Control Standards.  A final inspection is required in order to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy.

The Engineering Department has begun using ArcGIS, a graphical information system that ties data to maps.  This software should improve staff efficiency when retrieving and analyzing information, eliminate duplicate data entry, and supply complete and accurate data to other departments and the public.

Current Projects

Plans for the Riverwalk Pedestrian Improvements Fall 2017- Construction of the Riverwalk Pedestrian Improvement Project will close a portion of the RWC Lawn, a portion the Tiger Dredge Parking Lot, as well as the north entrance to the Tiger Dredge Lot (access will be provided from Adams Ave). Below is an estimate of construction dates:

August 28, 2017 – Close north entrance to Tiger Dredge Lot and begin mobilization of equipment and materials to the site.
September 4, 2017 – Begin construction of project.
November 3, 2017 – Final completion of construction (North entrance to Tiger Dredge Lot to be reopened).

The north entrance to the Tiger Dredge Lot will be reopened during Breckenridge Oktoberfest.

For questions about the Riverwalk Pedestrian Improvement project call

Chris McGinnis at 970-453-3183.

Available Downloads
Engineering Standards
Flood Damage Prevention
Storm Drainage Standards
Water Quality Standards
Street Standards Appendix

FEMA Flood Plan Maps

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