The Engineering Department has the responsibility for providing the necessary design, inspection and project management for the City of Albany. The department is an information repository for Albany's existing infrastructure to be utilized by the private sector for future development and by the City forces for maintenance. This department provides a vital function by providing information about the infrastructures to guide and help promote development without causing undue financial or physical hardship on the taxpayers. This is accomplished by carefully reviewing, approving and inspecting development projects to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, as well as sound engineering principles. The Engineering Department Traffic Division is responsible for installation and maintenance of all traffic control devices together with conducting studies for implementing necessary modifications to improve the flow of traffic. This department also coordinates activities with the utility companies, the GA D.O.T., Dougherty County, state and federal agencies, and other engineers relative to long range planning.
To provide design, inspection and project management services for the citizens of Albany and other city departments (particularly Public Works) to maintain and improve the city's infrastructure; to provide SPLOST expenditure tracking; and to develop maximum traffic and pedestrian safety with minimum congestion on streets and highways in Albany/Dougherty County for the benefit of the public.
Bruce Maples, P.E., Managing Director of Engineering and Planning
P.O. Box 447
Albany, Georgia 31702
Phone: (229) 883-6955 / Fax: (229) 431-2875
Robert Griffin, Assistant Director of Engineering
Charles Clark, P.E., Civil Engineering Superintendent
Ken Breedlove, Traffic Division Manager
John Hudgens, P.E., Capital Development Superintendent
Lee Daniel, Engineering Utility Superintendent
Randy Weathersby, GIS Manager