Engineering Department

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What does the Engineering Department do?



Engineering ensures compliance to the intent of the City standards and ordinances of any use or construction in the City right of way.  Engineering provides project management of various capital improvement projects including sewer improvement projects and the street paving program.  Design and supervision of construction of drainage, roadway, and sidewalk projects are provided by the department.

2018 Paving Schedule

There are many factors that can affect our Paving Schedule and this list is subject to change without notice.  The City has hired engineering consultant Hayner-Swanson, Inc. and Stantec to assist the City with street selection for paving. Selection criteria includes, among other things, identifying roads that are in distress. In addition, coordination with Liberty Utilities and Pennichuck Water is also done to ensure that infrastructure associated with their capital projects are completed prior to the road being paved. Once a street is paved, there is a 5 year rule that prohibits cutting into a newly paved street unless there is an emergency situation.

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