Engineering

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MISSION: To build a cost-effective Capital Improvement Program in a timely manner which will provide roads and bridges that are safe and economical.

The Engineering Department provides the support staff necessary to:

  • Design, prepare plans, specifications, reports, and cost estimates for the construction of roads, bridges, drainage systems, and other parish improvements
  • Construction administration and inspect these improvements
  • Conduct Subdivision and Development reviews for compliance with engineering and surveying standards
  • Provide survey support for parish-related projects
  • Provide guidance for the installation of signs and pavement markings in compliance with national standards
  • Acquire rights-of-way for parish road improvements
  • Perform inspections on parish bridges following federal and state mandated National Bridge Inspection Standards
  • Provide GIS maps and information support services to the public, parish departments, other general agencies and Police Jury members
  • Administer the Calcasieu Parish Road and Drainage Trust Fund
  • Prepare the 3 year Capital Improvement Plan
  • Review and Permit utility work, load limits in parish rights-of-way

    Engineering