The Engineering Division of Public Works is responsible for reviewing subdivision plats and development engineering plans, and overseeing all construction to ensure that the Parish's infrastructure is built to Parish standards and adheres to approved plans and contract documents.
One of the major functions of Parish government is to build and maintain a network of roads, drainage, and bridges in unincorporated areas of the Parish. In Caddo Parish, Public Works has the responsibility for the construction and maintenance of approximately 830 miles of roads and 170 bridges. The Engineering Division supports these efforts by providing engineering, planning, environmental, inspection, and construction services.
Objective: To provide a cost effective Capital Improvement Program in a timely manner which will provide roads, drainage, and bridges that are safe and economical. This will be accomplished in a professional manner using the most efficient procedures possible by qualified and trained staff that is sensitive to the public needs. It is the goal of the division to maximize use of the resources while streamlining the procedures providing for the safe and efficient completion of projects. We want to respond quickly and eliminate roadblocks allowing the division to productively process each project.