Presentation on theme: "PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT"— Presentation transcript:
1 PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT VOLUSIA COUNTYPUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTROAD & BRIDGE DIVISIONJudy Grim, Director
2 Our Mission “Excellence in Maintenance” To Maintain the County’s transportationsystem of roads and bridges, provide asafe system and protect the investment inthat system. To develop and provide highlevels of service by planning, scheduling,directing and controlling work.
4 Road & Bridge Resources 4 major work facilitiesCentralized warehouse115 employees332 pieces of equipmentOver $750,000 in raw materials770 different types of material
5 Road & Bridge Responsibilities 978.5 miles of paved maintained roads105 miles of maintained dirt roads49 fixed bridges; 3 bascule bridges2,508 acres of roadside mowing275 miles of sidewalk50,000 traffic signs
6 What is Routine Maintenance ? Grading & Repairing Dirt RoadsMowing of R/WAsphalt & Pothole RepairsRoadway Shoulder RepairsSidewalk Repair & MaintenanceTree Removal & TrimmingGuardrail RepairsLitter & Dead Animal RemovalCleaning of SignsStriping of RoadwaysSafety Inventory of all Roads and Structures
7 West Highlands Subdivision Highbridge (Bascule Bridge) Road & Bridge At WorkWest Highlands SubdivisionMarking and StripingHighbridge (Bascule Bridge)Shoulder Restoration
8 We do emergency response and Special Events! Storm debris removalFighting forest firesFloodingErosion controlSinkholes in the ROWRace Week, Bike Week and Spring BreakGround-Hog Day TornadoLPGA FiresFlooding
9 Cost Saving Measures Reduced number of employees Reduced number of pieces of heavy equipmentImproved efficiency of mowing urban right of ways by using smaller mowing equipmentImproved efficiency of sign fabrication with improved technologyImproved efficiency of asphalt patching with addition of asphalt truckReduced landfill disposal costs with recycling and burn pits.
10 Road & Bridge Division Current Issues Reduction of revenues from gas taxesIncrease in urbanized ROW to maintainThree aging bascule bridgesIncreased demand for services, especially by citiesBudgetary constraints causing decreasing levels of service