City of Madison

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Fresh, Green Perspective Makes Major Impact on City's Greenways, posted on Dec 4, 2019
The City’s Greenway Vegetation Coordinator is making a major impact on the way the City …

City of Madison Begins Climate Resilience Planning with Support from University of Wisconsin, posted on Dec 2, 2019
The City of Madison is partnering with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Nelson …

Big Cooking Week: Keep Pipes Clear for Thanksgiving, posted on Nov 26, 2019
The City of Madison Engineering Division would like to remind all residents to avoid …

Soil Drilling, Testing to Begin in Reindahl Park, posted on Nov 19, 2019
The public may start noticing crews working in Reindahl Park starting at the end of …



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The Engineering Division is responsible for the design, supervision and inspection of all street, highway, sidewalk and bike path construction; all City surveying and mapping operations including maintenance of the City's Official Map, street and utility records; management of the Madison Storm Water and Sanitary Sewer Utilities including the design, operation and maintenance of sanitary sewer facilities and storm sewer systems; the review of land use changes for public works feasibility; the research and development services supporting the solid waste management program; and the preparation of various studies relating to Public Works.

Contact Us

City Engineer,
Robert F. Phillips, P.E.

Engineering Main Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Room 115
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4751
Fax: (608) 264-9275

Larry D. Nelson Engineering Operations Facility:
1600 Emil Street
Madison, WI 53713
Phone: (608) 267-1197
Fax: (608) 267-1123

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