The Engineering Department is responsible for providing services to citizens of Corsicana and to other city departments in planning and executing a wide variety of public works projects. These projects include street construction, traffic control, storm drainage, landfill construction, water lines, and sewer facilities.
The department supervises the design and construction of capital improvement projects and construction inspection of these projects. Specific activities include assistance in planning and zoning functions, review of public works plans, street and drainage design, water distribution and wastewater collection design, community development block grants, and special projects.
The Engineering Department is also responsible for management of the city computer network and website, and provides computer training and technical support for city employees.
The Engineering Department has an archive of orthophotos, contour maps with structures, plat files, utility maps, zoning maps and flood plain maps.