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City of Madison Engineering

Engineering

116 W Center Street
Madison, SD 57042

P: (605) 256-7514

Responsibilities of Engineering Department

It shall be the duty of the City Engineer to locate lines and grades of all streets, sidewalks, alleys or other public ways, and to determine the position, size and construction of all sewers, waterworks, reservoirs, culverts, conduits, aqua ducts, bridges, viaducts or other public works, and to prepare plans, maps or profiles of the same, and to make estimates and furnish specifications for any of said work, whenever required to do so by the Board of Commissioners. He shall have general supervision of all contracts and other work for the City, and see that they are performed in a workmanlike manner, and in accordance with the authorized plans, and in conformity with the terms of the contracts and specifications.

(Code 1953, 8.0703; Ord. No. 745. 2-5-73)

Other duties include monitoring ROW Excavations, traffic control in work areas, sidewalk permits, zoning inspection, and act as a resource for other City Departments and the City Commission upon request for numerous additional projects. 

ROAD CLOSURE: Section of S. Egan

Beginning on July 16, 2018, S. Egan Avenue will be closed between 2nd and 3rd Street (the railroad crossing). This closing will be in affect for approximately two weeks. Please use alternative routes.

Current Board Openings

One city board currently has an open seat. Click for more info and to get involved!

DENR Recognizes City of Madison

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced that the City of Madison public water system and the system’s operation specialists have been awarded a Drinking Water Certificate of Achievement Award. Click for more.

West Center Street Project

The construction of Center Street between Blanche Ave & Highland Ave is scheduled to commence April 30. Starting May 9, a weekly meeting every Wednesday will be held at 10am at the City Commission room during construction. Click for more details on the project.