Construction Inspections

  • Manages and inspects Public Works construction contracts and improvement projects
  • Provides inspection services for privately constructed subdivisions and site related projects
  • Coordinates utility and driveway installations within County rights-of-way
  • Manages roadway striping and bridge inspections
  • Coordinates all street lighting with utility providers
  • Performs contract administration and inspection of projects contracted by Alachua County for roadway and drainage improvements, pavement markings, traffic signals, and roadway re-surfacing.

To activate a permit for the above activities, schedule an inspection, or to obtain permit information, contact Carol Buchanan, Staff Assistant at (352) 548-1244 or email at cbuchanan@alachuacounty.us.

Forms for driveway access permits and miscellaneous permits for construction within the road right-of-way may also be obtained by contacting the above site or phone number

Equipment 

​Requests for street lighting on County maintained roads within the Gainesville Regional Utilities service area may be made by contacting Carol Buchanan, Staff Assistant, at (352) 548-1244 or email at cbuchanan@alachuacounty.us.

Street light inquiries for areas not within the GRU service area should be directed to Tim McKenzie, Construction Inspections Superintendent, at (352) 548-1240 or email at tmckenzie@alachuacounty.us.

Equipment 

Contact

  • Tim McKenzie
  • Construction Inspections Superintendent
  • Engineering & Operations
  • 5620 NW 120 Lane
  • Gainesville, FL 32653
  • 352-548-1240