Engineering Support Branch - District 5

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The engineering support branch includes the staff of engineers, administrative specialists, technicians, electricians, mechanics, and operators within the traffic and permits, structures, equipment, ​roadside agronomy, and materials sections. These dedicated employees ensure that technical support is present to complete District 5's highway projects.

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The traffic section analyzes data from engineering studies and oversees traffic control installation, such as signs and signals. This section also administers contracts for roadway striping, panel signs, and raised pavement markers that make travel in the Commonwealth safer.


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The permit section reviews and processes the permit for any firm, individual, or governmental agency that wants access to a road on the state highway system or wants to conduct any type of work activity on state right-of-way. 


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The structures section is primarily responsible for the mandated structural inspections of all designated roadway structures within the district. This section also consists of special crews responsible for repair of bridges, abutments, and ​structures within the district.​


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The roadside agronomy section is responsible for noxious weed control, various herbicide and fertilizer applications, landscaping, and nuisance tree/brush removal on state right-of-way. The section also administers contracts such as rest area maintenance and right-of-way mowing, among others.


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The equipment section is primarily responsible for maintaining, repairing, inventorying, and disbursement of the equipment fleet within the district - from passenger vehicles and dump trucks to chainsaws and excavators. This section is also responsible for developing replacement schedules for the fleet within the district.


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The materials section is responsible for ensuring all materials used in the process of building, repairing, or maintaining any facet of our state roadways and or facilities, including but not limited to embankment, pavement, roadway structures, drainage structures, lighting poles, and their components meet the minimum requirements set forth by the Transportation Cabinet and Department of Highways.

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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