Presentation on theme: "1 ROAD & BRIDGE DIVISION Judy Grim, Director VOLUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT."— Presentation transcript:
1 ROAD & BRIDGE DIVISION Judy Grim, Director VOLUSIA COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
2 Our Mission “Excellence in Maintenance” To Maintain the County’s transportation system of roads and bridges, provide a safe system and protect the investment in that system. To develop and provide high levels of service by planning, scheduling, directing and controlling work.
3 Organizational Structure Organizational Structure Judy Grim Division Director Judy Grim Division Director Westside Operations Maintenance Construction Westside Operations Maintenance Construction Westside Traffic Operations Westside Traffic Operations Eastside Operations Maintenance Weld Shop Bridges Eastside Operations Maintenance Weld Shop Bridges County Wide Tree Crew County Wide Tree Crew Administration Eastside Traffic Operations Eastside Traffic Operations Employees: 115 GIS County Wide Warehouse County Wide Warehouse
4 Road & Bridge Resources 4 major work facilities 4 major work facilities Centralized warehouse Centralized warehouse 115 employees 115 employees 332 pieces of equipment 332 pieces of equipment Over $750,000 in raw materials Over $750,000 in raw materials 770 different types of material 770 different types of material
5 978.5 miles of paved maintained roads 105 miles of maintained dirt roads 49 fixed bridges; 3 bascule bridges 2,508 acres of roadside mowing 275 miles of sidewalk 50,000 traffic signs Road & Bridge Responsibilities
6 What is Routine Maintenance ? What is Routine Maintenance ? Grading & Repairing Dirt Roads Grading & Repairing Dirt Roads Mowing of R/W Mowing of R/W Asphalt & Pothole Repairs Asphalt & Pothole Repairs Roadway Shoulder Repairs Roadway Shoulder Repairs Sidewalk Repair & Maintenance Sidewalk Repair & Maintenance Tree Removal & Trimming Tree Removal & Trimming Guardrail Repairs Guardrail Repairs Litter & Dead Animal Removal Litter & Dead Animal Removal Cleaning of Signs Cleaning of Signs Striping of Roadways Striping of Roadways Safety Inventory of all Roads and Structures Safety Inventory of all Roads and Structures
7 West Highlands Subdivision Road & Bridge At Work Highbridge (Bascule Bridge) Shoulder Restoration Marking and Striping
8 We do emergency response and Special Events! Storm debris removal Storm debris removal Fighting forest fires Fighting forest fires Flooding Flooding Erosion control Erosion control Sinkholes in the ROW Sinkholes in the ROW Race Week, Bike Week and Spring Break Race Week, Bike Week and Spring Break LPGA Fires Ground-Hog Day Tornado Flooding
9 Cost Saving Measures Reduced number of employees Reduced number of pieces of heavy equipment Improved efficiency of mowing urban right of ways by using smaller mowing equipment Improved efficiency of sign fabrication with improved technology Improved efficiency of asphalt patching with addition of asphalt truck Reduced landfill disposal costs with recycling and burn pits.
10 Current Issues Reduction of revenues from gas taxes Increase in urbanized ROW to maintain Three aging bascule bridges Increased demand for services, especially by cities Budgetary constraints causing decreasing levels of service Road & Bridge Division