Department of Public Works
Director: Ron Fuchiwaki
Location: 2929 Tapo Canyon Road
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Capital Projects provides project engineering for improvements and rehabilitation of the City's streets and drainage facilities. Those facilities in need of improvement or rehabilitation are identified jointly by the City's Maintenance Services, Traffic Engineering, and City Engineering Divisions. The Capital Projects Section activities involve planning, design, and construction management of improvements of the City's street pavement, curb and gutter, sidewalk, storm drain, and miscellaneous surface drainage facilities. The functions involved are project planning; budgeting; scheduling; preparation of construction plans and specifications; quality control and plan checking; construction management and inspection; contract compliance; and processing progress payment requests for the aforementioned capital projects. Other functions include acquisition of needed rights-of-way for street widening, easements, and obtaining funds from the state and federal agencies.