Public Infrastructure Department, Harris County, Texas


Harris County Engineering Department

Professional Services Registry
The Harris County Engineering Department invites all Professional Services firms interested in providing future services to HCED to become registered through the HCED Professional Services Registry. (view more)

2015 Standard Engineering Design Specifications for Construction and Maintenance of Roads and Bridges 
The June 2015 revised specifications are now available for download.
Archived 2014 Specifications 
The May 2014 revised specifications are available for download.
Archived 2012 Specifications 
The March 2012 revised specifications are available for download.
Standard Civil Drawings 
Standard Bridge Drawings  PDF
Guidelines for Consultants Performing Geotechnical Investigations (Effective January 1, 2011)
Master Plan for Parks, Recreation and Open Space
Harris County's Master Plan for Parks, Recreation and Open Space.
Tax Information Form
(for individuals or firms providing personal or professional services)
Click link to fill out form online or right-click and select "save target as" to download.
Projects Currently Bidding
A link to the Purchasing Department for a listing of the projects currently bidding.
Project Award Information
A listing of projects awarded by Commissioner's Court at the most recent session.




Questions concerning the Harris County Engineering Department or this web page should be directed to Dimetra Hamilton.



Mission Statement

The mission of the Harris County Engineering Department is to execute the planning, study, design and construction of various buildings, roads, bridges, traffic signals, drainage improvements, parks, and other architectural and maintenance projects in accordance with certain design standards and contract documents.   This Division also administers 12 sets of rules and regulations, including Flood Plain Management for Harris County.