The functions of Design Group are to: (1) provide design services for the Engineering Department, as well as other
City departments, (2) provide administrative support for Engineering Department activities, (3) provide management of capital improvements program projects, (4) provide systematic construction, reconstruction, and repair programs for storm and sanitary sewers and water detention basins, and (5) address the City's infrastructure needs by utilizing a priority ranking system for timely maintenance. Contact the Design and Construction Section at (515) 283-4931.
The functions of the GIS/Graphics Section are to: (1) provide support for Engineering project design preparation, (2)
maintain and provide City departments and the public quarter section, planimetric, and topographic maps, sewer maps and data, aerial photography, and construction records on all public improvements, (3) provide City agencies with maps, plans, charts, overlays, displays, and exhibits, (4) provide computer systems support for the Engineering Department, and (5) complete the conversion and implementation phase for the city-wide Automated Mapping and Facilities Management Geographic Information System.
The City of Des Moines, in accordance with National Flood Insurance Program regulation 65.7(b)(1), intends to update the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) along Four Mile Creek within the city limits of Des Moines based on a recent study conducted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
If you have any questions or concerns about the proposed project or its affect on your property, you may email the Information Center for the City of Des Moines or call (515) 283-4500 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Public comments can be sent to:
Attn: Howard Kellick
3601 Eisenhower Avenue
Case No. 07-07-1813P
Alexandria, VA 22304-6425
Visit FEMA website for additional information regarding the FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program
The following 2007 Four Mile Creek Floodway and Floodplain map updates are broken down into areas for easier viewing and printing. Link to the following maps once you get them into the document library.
Map Area North of Easton Blvd
Map Area South of Easton Blvd & North of East University Ave
Map Area South of University Ave & in Vicinity of Scott Ave
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING FOR FOURMILE CREEK WATERSHED STUDY
City Street Improvement and Maintenance Programs
To view a complete list of planned street improvements and maintenance programs scheduled for the period of April 2015 through June 2016 open the 2015 – 2016 Planned Street Improvement & Maintenance Programs schedule.
Major Construction Project by Ward
To find out which Ward you reside in, please check-out our address lookup feature. You can determine the Ward you reside in and find other valuable information about your address. You may also view our Wards map.
Major Construction Projects for Ward 1 (NW Des Moines)
Major Construction Projects for Ward 2 (NE Des Moines)
Major Construction Projects for Ward 3 (SW Des Moines)
Major Construction Projects for Ward 4 (SE Des Moines)
Grand Avenue Bridge over Des Moines River
An informational Meeting to discuss the proposed bridge aesthetic options for Grand Avenue over Des Moines River Bridge Replacement is being held on Monday, April 14, 2014 between 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM in the City Council Chambers.
This meeting will be an opportunity to review the proposed bridge aesthetic options. A brief presentation will be made followed by a period for questions and comments.
General Information regarding this project and this meeting are available from Jon G. Fussell, P.E. Project Engineer, City of Des Moines, 400 Robert D Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA 50309, phone (515) 283-4027, email: email@example.com .
An online version of the bridge aesthetics presentation and a link to a short survey is available below. We appreciate your comments.
* Presentation: http://www.dmgov.org/departments/Engineering/PDF/Grand%20Avenue%20over%20DSM%20River%20Aesthetics%20Presentation.pdf
The Southeast Connector is a multi-lane roadway connecting Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway at Southwest Second Street to US 65 bypass.
Southeast Connector Website - Project Updates