public-works-department

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

1515 East University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70501

Phone: 337-291-8500

DIRECTOR: Chad Nepveaux

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

This Division provides Engineering, Surveying, Drafting, Rights-of-Way Acquisitions and Construction Administration for Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government Capital Improvements Projects, for all LCG Departments except the Lafayette Utilities System. This Division is responsible for implementing and managing approximately 100 active Capital Improvement Projects with a total allocation of $200,000,000. This Division is also responsible for review of all Private Sector Developmental activities with regard to Street, Drainage and other Public Works Infrastructure Improvements.

Primary Operating Functions:

  • Administer and Manage Major Bond Program for Street, Drainage, Library and Recreation Capital Improvements, Community Development, Fire and Police Department
  • Administer Internal Methods and Controls to track implementation of projects
  • Prepare Capital Project Plans and Specifications for Bid and Construction Purposes
  • Administer, Track and Process Invoices for Contract/Construction Payments
  • Preparation of Project Cost Estimates
  • Design and Development of Capital Projects
  • Administer Project Control
  • Surveying, Drafting and Permitting Services
  • Commercial/Residential Development Reviews
  • Rights-of-Way Acquisition
  • Property Abstracts
  • Driveway Permits
  • Utility Permits for work in Public Right-of-Way

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