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Design and Construction 

The Department coordinates and oversees the design and construction of all non-highway construction projects for the Commonwealth.  This includes new construction and all types of alterations and renovations to existing Commonwealth properties.  Policies and procedures to procure construction are found in Part IV of the Procurement Handbook



Capital Project Funding Guide

The Capital Project Funding Guide provides a brief background and then describes how funding will be re-adjusted on existing projects and allocated on new projects. Public Works personnel, Client Agencies and our outside design professionals should refer to this memo as needed to continuously monitor project budgets throughout the lifecycle of a DGS Public Works capital project.

Capital Project Funding Guide (Version 1.2 - January 3, 2018)



DGS Public Works is modernizing to deliver projects more efficiently and provide exceptional service to our customers. Information related to this initiative will be posted as updates are available.

Presentation to Client Agencies - 3/7/2016 & 3/11/2016

Presentation to Client Agencies - 6/7/2016 & 6/9/2016


Emergency Declarations

Department of Labor and Industry - Hiram G. Andrews Center - Cambria County, PA
Continued Effort to Correct Infiltration and Inflow Issues

Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) 

Please click here for a list of components, accessories, furniture, fixtures, equipment, etc., alongside the appropriate funding stream from which those items should be purchased.  This list, while not exhaustive, will serve as the basis for purchasing approval of these items during both the construction and post-construction phases of capital-funded projects. 


REQUESTs for project Delegation

If you would like to request the Delegation of Public Improvement Project (PIP) Funding for either Design, Construction or both Design and Construction to your Agency/Institution; or if you are requesting to add additional PIP funding to an existing project please click here to initiate the Request for Delegation Process.