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Engineering Division

The Division provides administrative and managerial functions in overseeing the development of infrastructure projects and construction management of the capital projects.   The Division also is responsible to develop and revise comprehensive capital improvement projects; Develop and implement short- and long-range programs; Coordinate work projects with other City departments, contractors, government agencies, organizations and the public as required; inspect work in progress; Assure projects are completed in compliance with codes, specifications, and standards.  The Division also applies to various sources for related grants and administers these funds.


Improvement Plans

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a list of projects considered for a six-year period. Updated and adopted by the City Council and submitted to the state each year, as required by law, the TIP includes both projects for which money has been allocated and are likely to be constructed within the six-year period, as well as unfunded projects that may not be constructed within the plan period.

The SWM Utility provides services to the public that help protect the City’s surface water. SWM prioritizes seven-year capital project list by identifying which projects best contribute towards the long-term goals of the Utility.




Capital Projects 2023-2029, A guide to the City’s Major Street and Stormwater Projects

The Public Works Department is proud to present the Capital Projects 2023-2029 guide, where you can find summaries of over fifty upcoming Public Works projects.

These projects are funded from a variety of sources including grants, real estate excise tax, motor vehicle fuel tax, and dedicated utility tax. The Capital Projects Guide was created to show you how your tax dollars are being put to work to serve the Federal Way community. Click on the photo below to download the guide.

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Current City Projects:

City Project Map


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Christine Mullen, P.E.
Engineering Manager
Ph: 253-835-2720


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33325 8th Ave. S.
Federal Way, WA  98003
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