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About Our Department

Department Hours

Our office hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

 Phone:  715-839-4934
 Fax:  715-552-7288

Physical Location

203 S. Farwell Street, Eau Claire

Mailing Address

City of Eau Claire Engineering Department
PO Box 5148
Eau Claire, WI 54702-5148

Department Responsibilities

Design, survey, construction & inspection of municipal infrastructure including streets, sanitary sewer, water, storm water, bridges, trails, parks, plazas, and buildings as outlined in the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).

Dave Solberg, PE, Engineering Director - City Engineer

Tim Pluth, PE, Deputy City Engineer (CIP Program)

Leah Ness, PE, PTOE, Deputy City Engineer (Development & Technical Services)

Glenn Swanson, PLS, City Surveyor

Todd Bohrer, Parking Administrator


Department Functions 

Prepare and administer the special assessment program.
Maintain official engineering records and maps.
Oversee and maintain the emergency warning system, geographic information systems (GIS) program and parking operations.
Provide engineering assistance to other city departments and coordinate contracted consulting engineering services as needed.


Department Objectives

Infrastructure Construction
Planning Assistance
Development Agreements
Special Assessment Program
Pavement Management System
Flood Protection
Land Parcel & City Infrastructure Information
Emergency Warning Sirens
Technical Support