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Public Works

When you travel on a city street, stroll on the sidewalk, or leave your garden waste at the curb for collection, you benefit from services provided by the City of Stockton's Public Works Department.

We are responsible for:

  • street maintenance, streetlights, and city vehicles
  • garbage and recycling pick-up
  • traffic planning and management
  • the City's large capital improvement construction projects 

We are 150 full- and part-time employees committed to bringing these services to you, day and night.

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Engineering

The Public Works Department Engineering Section oversees and manages the delivery of Public Works Capital Improvement Program (CIP).  Engineering also sets priorities for CIP projects to develop the roadway and bridge crossing infrastructures as called for in the City's General Plan. 

Projects can include:

  • street improvements,
  • bridge crossings,
  • new and reconstruction of interchanges along Interstate 5 and Highway 99, and
  • other City Department infrastructure projects, such as water, stormwater, sanitary, public safety, fire, and police facilities.

Engineering Services

  • Manages planning, preliminary engineering, design, construction and closeout phases of projects
  • Manages environmental clearance process
  • Coordinates with other agencies and prepares and administers cooperative agreements
  • Coordinates, manages and inspects construction
  • Applies for and administers grant funding
  • Prepares and administers project agreements
  • Prepare budget estimates for the 5-year CIP plan


For information about Public Works projects:

Standard Specifications

These Standard Plans and Specifications and Standard Drawings are adopted by the City as a guide for standardization of Public Works installments within the city and are not intended as a substitute for professional engineering knowledge, experience, or judgment. Any deviations from the following documents must be approved by the City Engineer.

All documents and drawings below are in PDF format. 

Standard Plans and Specifications

Appendices
Last Update : 02/16/2024, 4:08:58 PM