Function of Kauai District
Performs for the island of Kauai 1) engineering services and field inspections of transportation construction projects in conformance with approved plans and specifications and 2) maintenance, alteration and repair of State roads, highways, and related structures.
Provides the District Office with fiscal and clerical support services.
Performs engineering, planning, and design services; inspects all construction projects; performs inspection, sampling, and field tests of materials and provides all survey data, stakeout, and reference points required by the highway program; provides “As-Built” postings; prepares the capital improvement program and the special maintenance program budgets.
Engineering Services Unit
Performs engineering, planning and design services for the highway program; prepares construction plans, specifications and estimates for highway projects; performs advance planning work including alignment studies for corridor selection; negotiates and manages consultant planning and design contracts as required; provides drafting support; prepares capital improvement program budget.
Issues permits for all construction within the highway right-of-way and conducts inspection of the construction to ensure compliance with the construction permits; issues permits for overweight and oversize vehicles, landscaping, surveys, etc.; conducts special investigations relating to drainage, access restrictions that need some field work, design and drafting to meet changes in land use and drainage, and the highway inventory; prepares plans for maintenance work orders; conducts investigations for litigation and tort claim cases against the State; administers junkyard control.
Conducts field inspection and field engineering services on assigned construction projects and insures conformance with approved plans, specifications and Highways Division procedures; conducts bridge and culvert inspections; manages construction consultant support services as required.
Establishes, checks, and documents the alignments, positions, and grades required for construction projects; conducts preliminary topographic and location surveys necessary to establish highway alignment and to gather data of existing ground conditions for design; provides survey services required for right-of-way, litigation, research, operations, maintenance, and the repair of highways in accordance with established survey practices.
Material Compliance Unit
Inspects, collects samples of, and tests materials manufactured or produced at central plants and incorporated in construction projects in accordance with approved Highways Division procedures; reviews testing procedures by others and project records for compliance with material sampling, testing, and certification requirements.
Performs inspection, repair, and alterations necessary to preserve existing roadways, structures, traffic control devices, landscaping and other appurtenant highway facilities within and approved maintenance program and budget; operates automotive and equipment service and repair shops.
Highway Maintenance and Landscaping Units I & II
Performs pavement patching and rehabilitates shoulder areas; maintains and repairs drainage facilities; installs, maintains and replaces pavement markings, and other traffic control devices; constructs additions, alterations and improvements to highways as directed; and maintains landscaped areas.
Bridge Maintenance Unit
Maintains and repairs major bridge structures and other structures on State highways; fabricates, installs and maintains highway signs; installs and maintains drainage appurtenances, guardrails and delineators.
Equipment Service and Repair Unit
Maintains, services and repairs automotive and construction equipment for the Kauai District.
Traffic Signal Unit
Maintains the traffic signal system in Kauai District; repairs all existing traffic signal equipment; assembles, tests, adjusts, installs and modifies electronic equipment; inspects traffic signals; maintains the traffic signal inventory. Maintains highway lighting inventory and inspects highway lighting facilities.
|Contact Person:||Ray McCormick
1720 Haleukana Street
Lihue, Kauai 96766
|Phone: (808) 241-3000
FAX: (808) 241-3011