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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Engineering Division is to ensure the efficient coordination and responsible construction of a broad spectrum of public infrastructure and private development in the City of Manhattan Beach.

The primary responsibility of the Engineering Division is the design and construction of the City's infrastructure (streets, water system, sewer system, storm drain system, park facilities, City buildings (i.e. fire station, community facilities, parking structures, etc.) and transportation/traffic systems. The Division is also the “keeper” of the City’s public infrastructure record drawings and data. Engineering Division is also responsible for the review, coordination and permitting of private and utility activities in the public rights of way.  Staff also provides support to the Community Development Department in reviewing private development proposals to ensure orderly development consistent with the City’s General Plan. 

Engineering Division Contact Information:

Prem Kumar, P.E., M.B.A.
City Engineer
Email: pkumar@citymb.info

Liana Urrutia
Engineering Division Secretary
Email: lurrutia@citymb.info

Primary Contact Phone Number: (310) 802-5353

Physical Address:
Engineering Division – Public Works Department
City Of Manhattan Beach
3621 Bell Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

STATUS OF ENGINEERING DIVISION'S ACTIVE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

Current Active Projects - In Design Phase

  • Flashing Beacons Along Highland Avenue @ 34th, 35th & 36th Street 
  • Fed Cycle 3 Safe Routes to School Project
  • State Cycle 10 Safe Routes to School Project
  • Peck Ground Reservoir 
  • Fire Station No. 2 Design
  • Rosecrans/Sepulveda Bikeway Project
  • Block 35 Elevated Water Storage Tank Design 

Current Active Projects - In Construction            

  • Roundhouse Aquarium (Start in January 2018)
  • Cycle 1 Sewer Main Replacement Project (Start in August 2018)
  • Cycle 1 Stormdrain Improvement Project (Start in January 2018)
  • Village Field Turf Replacement Project (Start in June 2018)
  • Village Field Fence Replacement Project (Start in July 2018)
  • Dorsey Field/Live Oak Netting Project (Start in June 2018)
  • Pier Utilities Replacement (Start February 2018)

Upcoming Construction Projects

  • Veterans Parkway
  • Downtown Traffic Signal Improvements
  • Fed Cycle 5 Highway Safety Improvement Project (HSIP)
  • Marine Avenue Pavement Resurfacing Project
  • Liberty Village Pavement Resurfacing Project
  • Sepulveda Boulevard & 8th Street Intersection Improvements

Recently Completed Projects

  • Tennis and Basketball Courts Resurfacing and Restriping at Live Oak Park, Mira Costa High School, and Marine Avenue Park
  • Slurry Seal Area 2 & 3 Project
  • Parking Structure #2 Structural Rehabilitation
  • Pier Comfort Station Rehabilitation
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citywide Curb Ramp Construction Project
  • Live Oak Park Wide Area Network and Wifi Fiber Optic Conduit Project
  • Parking Lot 2 Concrete Topping Slab
  • Marine Avenue Skate Park
  • Strand Stairs Rehabilitation Project
  • Pier Bollard Project
  • Pier Comfort Station Tile Mural and Sea Wall Tile
  • Cycle 1 Storm Drain Catch Basin Connector Pipe Screen Project
  • Laurel Avenue Storm Drain Catch Basin Replacement Project
  • 13th Street Sewer Replacement Project
  • Highland Avenue and 38th Street
  • 3rd Street Improvement Project
  • Parking Lot No. 1 Retaining Wall Project
  • Parkview Avenue Sidewalk and Curb Ramp Project 
  • MBB, Oak, Redondo, 10th and 11th Street Resurfacing Project
  • Manhattan/Highland Improvement Project
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY 2017-18