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Engineering Division
For general questions please see our:
Department of Public Works Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

The Engineering Division is organized into three sections: Capital Improvements, Records & Geographical Information System (GIS), and Traffic. Through these sections the Engineering Division is responsible for: the management of Capital Improvement Projects, the maintenance of Project records, the management of GIS data, and all traffic operations.

Capital Improvements Section:
  • Plans, designs, and constructs public improvement projects. These items include roads, water infrastructure, drainage, wastewater infrastructure, recycled water, and bridges.

Records & GIS Section:
  • Manages project records.
  • Manages all GIS data.

Traffic Section:
  • Maintains street lights in the City right-of-way.
  • Maintains street signs in the City right-of-way.
  • Maintains Traffic signals in the City of Rio Rancho.

Residential and Developer-funded projects are under the authority of the 
Development Services Department’s Engineering Division.

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Department of Public Works   Engineering Division
Current Road Improvement Bond   Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)
Department of Public Works FAQ   Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Right-of-Way Permit
Department of Public Works Forms   Design Criteria and Standard Details
    Downloadable Maps
Streets & Right-of-Way Division
  GIS Data Download
Dirt Road Maintenance
  Map Application Gallery
Graffiti Reporting
  Special Assessment District (SAD) Information
Pavement Maintenance
  Traffic Update
Road Sweeping
Snow Removal
  Land Coordinator
Weeds, Litter, and Drains Maintenance
  Property Acquisition Process

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Contact Us
BJ Gottlieb
City Engineer

3200 Civic Center Circle NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Ph: 505-891-5016
Fx: 505-891-5203