Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)
The City of Tulare’s Engineering Department manages the engineering portion of the City’s Capital Improvement Program. This management includes identifying and securing funding, budgeting, scheduling, planning, design and construction management of City infrastructure projects. Typical projects include street construction and rehabilitation, bridges, culverts, traffic signals, interchanges, intersections, storm drains, water lines and sewer lines. The Engineering Department is made up of engineers, technicians, inspectors and survey crew members. The Department frequently coordinates joint projects with outside agencies such as Cal Trans, Tulare County, the Tulare City School District, and the Tulare Irrigation District. The Department also provides technical engineering support to other City Departments.
- Capital Improvement Projects – City roadway and utility projects are occurring daily at various locations.Please call the Engineering Department at (559) 684-4207 for more information on a specific project.
- Bardsley Avenue Grade Separation Project – This project eliminates an existing at-grade railroad crossing by creating an underpass at the Bardsley Avenue crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks.Funding for the project was provided by Tulare County’s Measure R Transportation Sales Tax Measure, City of Tulare Development Impact Fees, and the Highway Railroad Crossing Safety Account (HRCSA) Program of State Proposition 1B.The project is in the final stages of landscaping, and is expected to be completed by July 1, 2015.Questions regarding this project can be directed to Michael Miller by phone at (559) 684-4207, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
- Santa Fe Trail Grade Separation Project – This project creates a pedestrian overpass at the Santa Fe Trail crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks. Funding for the project was provided by Tulare County’s Measure R Transportation Sales Tax Measure and the Highway Railroad Crossing Safety Account (HRCSA) Program of State Proposition 1B.The project began construction activities in March 2015, and is expected to be completed by March 2016.Questions regarding this project can be directed to Nick Bartsch by phone at (559) 684-4209, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cartmill Avenue / Hwy 99 Interchange Project - This project replaces a rural interchange originally constructed in the 1950’s with a new interchange constructed to current design standards.In addition to improved safety and freeway access, the reconstructed interchange will deliver significant capacity improvements that will provide regional transportation benefits.Construction on the project began in August 2014, and is expected to be completed by June 2016.Questions regarding this project can be directed to Nick Bartsch by phone at (559) 684-4209, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
If you have a street maintenance issue, please contact our Public Works Department, Streets Division at (559) 684-4318.