Director: Stan Snodgrass 

The Engineering department is responsible for the design and inspection of the City's sales tax Capital Improvement Program for streets and drainage. This department also reviews plans for street and drainage issues to assure compliance with ordinances, code and policies. The major priority for this department is to prepare current year projects for design and construction within a reasonable time frame and manage construction of all street and drainage projects in process.

Storm Water Hotline:  To report storm water problems in your neighborhood, please call the Fort Smith Storm Water Hotline at (479)784-2225

Please find Downtown Traffic and Truck Study information under the files sections on the left side of this page.

*****Solicitation for Comment*****
The City of Fort Smith's Engineering Department will be preparing an application for the FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program funds, and as part of this application, is soliciting the public's comments on a potential project to address flood-prone properties located within the FEMA Designated Floodway. 

All residents of the City of Fort Smith are encouraged to provide comments via telephone at 479-784-2225, email at, or letter at City of Fort Smith, Engineering Department, 623 Garrison Ave., Room 409, Fort Smith, AR 72901.

Comments must be received by November 27, 2020, to be included in the grant application.