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Capital Improvement Projects (CIP)

The City of Visalia’s Engineering Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Division manages the engineering portion of the City’s Capital Improvement Program. This management includes funding, budgeting, scheduling, planning, design and construction of City infrastructure projects.

Typical projects include street construction and rehabilitation, parking lots, bridges, culverts, traffic signals, interchanges, intersections, storm drains, and sewer lines. Special projects such as City parking structures and buildings may also be included in this division. The design division is made up of engineers, project managers, construction managers, drafting staff and survey crews. The division frequently coordinates and does joint projects with outside agencies such as Cal Trans, Tulare County and Visalia Unified School District and also provides technical engineering support to other City Departments.

  • Capital Improvement Projects - City roadway projects are occurring daily at various locations.  Please call Community Development at (559) 713-4444 for more information on a specific project.
  • State Route 198 Corridor Study - State Route 198 Corridor Planning Study from State Route 99 to Farmersville Road (Road 164). Click here to review the study information.
  • Mineral King Sewer Trunkline Replacement - This project is currently under construction. To receive text updates regarding construction and road closures: text "mineralking" to 84483. For additional information, e-mail Nancy Lockwood at  
  • City of Visalia Active Transportation Plan (ATP) -  Visalia's first ever Active Transportation Plan was adopted by the City Council on March 6, 2017! Click here to learn more.
  • Lovers Lane Operational Improvements Project at State Route 198 - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the City of Visalia propose to improve the intersection of Lovers Lane and State Route 198 by constructing near term operational improvements. A public information meeting was held on May 26, 2016.  Click here to review the material presented at the meeting and requested traffic data. Options include, but are not limited to, a stop control on the westbound on/off ramps for vehicles exiting the freeway and an option that would block Mineral King Avenue at Buck Road and reconstruct the westbound on/off ramps. If you have concerns or questions please contact: 
       Rebecca Keenan, City of Visalia
       Phone: (559) 713-4541
Curt Hatton, Caltrans
Phone: (559) 243-3445
  • Demaree at Goshen Intersection Improvements - The project to upgrade this intersection continues to make progress. The following exhibits (Exhibit 1, Exhibit 2, and Exhibit 3) were provided at a public outreach meeting held on July 15, 2014. If you have questions regarding this project, please contact Rebecca Keenan by phone at (559) 713-4541 or by e-mail at  

If you have a street maintenance issue, please contact the Public Works Department, Streets Division at (559) 713-4428.

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