Public agencies and private industries face growing demands to improve transportation safety, mobility and access, all while saving time and money. Our concept-to-completion services help meet these challenges today and into the future.

What We Do



years of transportation design experience


design-build transportation projects


bridges designed nationwide


What We Do


  • 103rd Street Expansion

    Preliminary engineering, environmental and project management services to expand 103rd Street in De Soto, Kansas, from two lanes to four lanes.

  • Arrowhead Stadium Traffic Study

    A traffic study to analyze and propose upgrades to the ingress and egress of vehicles and pedestrians during Kansas City Chiefs home football game days.

  • Interstate 45 Widening

    Plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E) for the widening of Interstate 45 in Navarro County, Texas, for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

  • Berkley Riverfront Connectivity Study

    A detailed study of ways to remove barriers and create high-quality connections to neighborhoods adjacent to the Berkley Riverfront in Kansas City, Missouri.

  • U.S. 275 Veterans Memorial Bridge

    Design of piers, truss span and substructure for 17 approach spans on the U.S. Highway 275 Veterans Memorial Bridge, which crosses the Missouri River at Omaha, ...

  • U.S. 159 Missouri River Bridge Replacement

    Engineering design for a replacement bridge over the Missouri River, featuring a span of 426 feet and hammerhead piers with drilled-shaft foundations.

  • U.S. 69 Missouri River Bridge Replacement

    Completion of an Environmental Assessment in preparation for the replacement of two historic bridges over the Missouri River with a single four-lane bridge.

  • Route 19 Missouri River Bridge

    Design and construction plans for a 2,244-foot bridge over the Missouri River at Hermann, Missouri, featuring a 44-foot roadway and an 8-foot bikeway.

  • Champ Clark Bridge Design-Build

    Owner’s engineer services for the design-build delivery of the replacement for the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River.

  • I-280 Mississippi River Bridge Rehabilitation

    Engineering services for two phases of upgrades to the I-280 bridge crossing the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities.

  • Black Hawk Bridge Replacement

    Environmental documentation and design for the replacement of a historic bridge. Key elements: Constructability, environmental mitigation, historical ...

  • I-49/Eighth Street Interchange & Roadway Improvements

    Services for a highway interchange and arterial widening, including “complete street” components, overpass bridge, pedestrian tunnels and trail connection.

  • MS4 Compliance Assistance

    Assistance in the development of an updated stormwater management plan to meet municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) requirements.

  • U.S. 169/I-70 North Loop PEL Study

    A planning and environmental linkages (PEL) study for a major highway loop and bridge in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

  • Kapalama Container Terminal

    Program management support for congestion-relieving improvements to the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT) in Hawaii.

  • Eisenhower Legacy Transportation Program Management

    Program management consulting for the Eisenhower Legacy Transportation (IKE) Program to maintain and modernize transportation infrastructure.

  • Merchants Bridge Replacement

    Design and environmental services for main span truss replacement and foundation repairs for Merchants Bridge.

  • 30 Crossing Design-Build

    Design services as part of a joint venture for an initiative that includes interstate connections, a major river crossing and multimodal considerations.

  • LaGuardia Terminal Landside Roadway System

    Design for interim and proposed landside roadway changes for arrival and departure levels, curbside pick-up and taxi staging areas to optimize traffic ...

  • U.S. 380 Improvements

    Feasibility study examining plans to convert U.S. 380 into a freeway across Collin County, Texas.

  • Chouteau Parkway

    Conceptual and final construction plans for improving and converting a two-lane collector to a divided parkway.

  • Green Omni Terminal

  • I-64 Daniel Boone Missouri River Bridge

    Design services for the 2,615-foot I-64 Daniel Boone Bridge over the Missouri River for the Missouri Department of Transportation.

  • KC Streetcar

    Multidisciplinary design services for water, utility and road infrastructure related to implementation of a new streetcar system, followed by studies and ...

  • Carriage Pavilion Bridge at Union Station

    Design-build delivery of a $7.5 million expansion to Kansas City's Union Station, the largest enhancement project since the station's 1999 restoration.

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