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Design Process

Once the City Council has created an Underground Utility District, the design process begins. This typically takes 12-24 months to complete. During this time, residents may see engineers placing marks on the street, surveyors performing field surveys, or other professionals who are involved in the design process such as those who gather property information or who videotape existing field conditions. Construction of underground utility systems and the subsequent removal of overhead utility systems typically takes between 18 and 36 months for most large projects.