Our office hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Contact our office via phone at 715-839-4934 or fax at 715-552-7288.
Physical Location **TEMPORARY**
Our office is temporarily located at 2020 Prairie Lane #102, Eau Claire, WI 54703 while remodeling of City Hall at 203 S. Farwell Street takes place. Once remodeling is complete, we will return to our permanent location (City Hall) in downtown Eau Claire.
Our mailing address is Engineering Department, City of Eau Claire, PO Box 5148, Eau Claire, WI 54702-5148.
Who are we?
The City of Eau Claire Engineering Department is responsible for the design, survey, construction and inspection of municipal infrastructure. This includes streets, sanitary sewer, water, storm water, bridges, trails, parks, plazas, and buildings as outlined in the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
What do we do?
Engineering prepares and administers the special assessment program and maintains official engineering records and maps. Engineering also oversees and maintains the emergency warning system, the geographic information systems (GIS) program and parking operations. In addition, we provide engineering assistance to other city departments and coordinate contracted consulting engineering services as needed.
Engineering staff places much focus each day on the following department objectives.
Plan, design, inspect and administer infrastructure construction projects and provide technical assistance on infrastructure to other city departments and the public.
Provide planning assistance for subdivisions, commercial, and industrial developments and future street and utility needs.
Prepare and monitor development agreements for installation of utilities and streets in new developments.
Record, compute, and coordinate the special assessment program.
Update and maintain the pavement management system.
Monitor and coordinate flood protection.
Provide city property owners, developers, internal operating departments, and visitors with accurate information on land parcels and city infrastructure in a cost-efficient manner and facilitate community development and public infrastructure improvements.
Assure that all emergency warning sirens are in good operating condition and ready for use; conduct monthly operating tests.