About OC Construction

OC Construction provides construction management, inspection and compliance monitoring services for the construction of roads, bridges, flood control facilities and bikeways in support of OC Public Works’ robust Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including other County Departments. OC Construction also develops pavement management strategies for County‐maintained roads and manages materials testing quality assurance programs for CIP, maintenance and other County agency projects. OC Construction is a Service Area under the Engineering Services branch of OC Public Works.

OC Construction provides three core services:

  1. Construction Management

    provides construction management services for County funded infrastructure projects including administrating public works contracts and providing inspection services.

  2. Materials Lab

    provides geotechnical engineering, pavement analysis, and acceptance testing and quality assurance of construction materials for capital improvement projects, maintenance programs, and development activities for the County of Orange and other eligible agencies.

  3. Special Projects 

    provides administrative support for the Construction Management and Materials Lab, manages the quality of roadway surfaces in unincorporated county areas through the Pavement Management Systems, and delivers infrastructure projects through the Job Order Contracting (JOC) Program

  4. APWA Accredited Agency

    OC Public Works is proud to be an American Public Works Association (APWA) Accredited Agency. The purpose of the accreditation program is to provide a means of formally verifying and recognizing public works agencies for compliance with the recommended practices set forth in the Public Works Management Practices Manual. It is a voluntary, self‐motivated approach to objectively evaluate, verify and recognize compliance with the recommended management practices.

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