Engineering
THE CITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA

Engineering

Transportation

Main Desk 218/730-5200

The Transportation Section of the Engineering Division of the Duluth Public Works & Utilities Department is responsible for large-scale roadway projects in Duluth.

Under the direction of City Engineer, Cindy Voigt, the transportation section oversees the inspection, construction, and replacement of streets, alleys, bridges, sidewalks, and traffic signals, as well as addressing traffic concerns.

This division also provides permits for excavation in city right-of-ways, driveway aprons, street and sidewalk obstruction, over-sized loads, accessible parking areas, and new culverts.

24-hour emergency number: 218/730-4000

Utilities

The Utilities Section of the Engineering Division of the Duluth Public Works & Utilities Department is responsible for all major gas, water, sanitary sewer, and storm water projects.

Under the direction of City Engineer, Cindy Voigt, the utilties section manages the design, inspection, installation, and replacement of the utility infrastructure to comply with state and federal regulations.

This division also reviews new utility petitions for main extensions, provides location of underground utility mains, and inspects, replaces, and constructs all sewer, water and gas mains.

24-hour gas emergencies: 218/730-4100

24-hour other emergency number: 218/730-4000
[water, sanitary sewer, stormwater, streets, and furnace problems]

 Engineering Guidelines for Professional Engineering Services & Developments    

   (click here)    

The Engineering Division of the city of Duluth establishes and ensures that design standards and construction specifications are adhered to on city of Duluth utility and transportation construction projects.  This new guidelines booklet was created to assist in the proper application, design, utility, submittal, survey, and inspection requirements.  

Eric Shaffer, P E                              Cari Pedersen, PE

Chief Engineer of Utilities               Chief Engineer of Transportation

218/730-5072                                218/730-5091

eshaffer@duluthmn.gov                 cpedersen@duluthmn.gov

(218) 730-5200

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