Survey & Inspection

The Engineering Division performs surveys and provides contract administration and inspection of construction for Department of Public Works (DPW) projects. The Engineering Division is responsible for ensuring compliance with approved plans and specifications and conformance to applicable design standards, bylaws, special acts, Massachusetts General Laws, and standard engineering practices.

Types of Projects


Survey and Inspection activities include conducting field surveys and project management for:

  • DPW maintenance projects
  • Sidewalk and driveway apron construction
  • Drainage installations
  • Water and sewer line location and construction
  • Parking lot and road surveys
  • Subdivision construction
  • DPW construction contracts
  • Traffic counts and surveys