Good weather can make all the difference when working in the field in the construction industry. Rain can make it muddy and messy. Snow can make it dangerous. Sharp wind can give you a chill down your back.
A big yellow front loader picks up dirt at a City of Madison Parks Division playground—dust flies, the massive bucket lifts and drops a load in the back of another truck, then beeps as it backs up to park.
The stormwater system—you can’t see it, unless you know what it is: greenways, ponds, pipes underground and, yes, the lakes. The stormwater system is what supports and moves stormwater in and out of our area.
The Engineering Division, in partnership with the Parks Division, Water Utility and Traffic Engineering Division, is proud to join the nationally-recognized Women in Construction Week, March 6-12, 2022.
While we work together to stay healthy and support each other, I wanted to share that there are many City services and work continuing. We have hundreds of employees deployed in the field performing essential services.