Department of Public Works


The mission of the Capital Management Division is to plan, design, and construct facilities and infrastructure which supports the City's growth and modernization according to the City's Capital Improvement Program and General Plan. Capital Management is comprised of three sections: Construction  Management, Design Services and Project Management.

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Construction Management Section

The Construction Management Section  provides construction inspection, surveying and contract administration of all projects constructed within the City’s public right-of-way or public property. The Construction Management Section is divided into Surveying Capital Inspection and Subdivision Inspection.

Phillip Tarvin, Construction Management Manager
1721 Van Ness Avenue
Fresno, California 93721
(559) 621-5637

Design Services Section

The Design Services Section provides engineering design, prepares plans & specifications for City capital improvement projects which include: streets, traffic signals, trails, street lights, sewer & water, and parks projects for Public Works; as well as,  various City Departments; and the Redevelopment Agency.

Lalkumar Goonawardena, PE; Design Services Manager
2600 Fresno Street, 4th Floor
Fresno, California 93721
559) 621-8702

Project Management Section

The Project Management Section manages capital improvements projects funded through local, state or federal public financing programs. These infrastructure projects are often designed by private consultants and are generally constructed by private contractors. The Project Management Section oversees complex projects from preliminary design to final plan approval and to the completion of construction. In addition to handling Public Works projects, our clients include the Fire Department, Police Department, Department of Public Utilities, Parks, After School & Community Services (PARCS) and the Redevelopment Agency. The project manager's mission is to deliver these critical infrastructure projects on time and within budget.

Steven Son, PE; Capital Project Manager
2600 Fresno Street
Fresno, California 93721
(559) 621-8674