efficient and sAFE transportation planning and design
People are always on the move. This means safe and efficient transportation engineering is essential to getting you where you need to be. Whether it's designing a county road, working on large-scale projects for the Department of Transportation, or applying advanced applications like intelligent transportation systems, we have the skill and experience to develop a clear path for your transportation needs.
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Our planners work closely with traffic engineers and design professionals to ensure plans are based on real world design standards and costs. Our team has experience working on projects from all different sizes, from city, county, and state, to federal levels. Our emphasis on communication with staff, elected officials, and project stakeholders will aid in your project’s success.
- Corridor Studies
- Subarea Studies
- Long Range Transportation Plans (LRTP)
- Downtown Master Plans
- Safe Routes to School Plans
- ADA Transition Plans
- Feasibility Studies
- Policy Development
- Pedestrian and Bicycle Plans
- Pavement Management Plans (PMP)
- Transit Development Plans
- Traffic Operations Studies
- Safety Studies
- Traffic Modeling
- Traffic Forecasting
- Traffic Management Plans / Impact Studies
- Signal Design
- Speed Studies
- Signal Timing
- Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
- Parking Studies
- Quiet Zone Studies
- Road Safety Audits
- Pedestrian and Bicycle Studies
Project quality matters – whether it's a set of plans, project documents, or the final deliverable. Quality leads to better bids, better construction, and a better result. Each project is unique, therefore we have developed a customizable quality review program (Quality Management Plan – QMP). This program ensures county, city, federal, and Tribal agency requirement and standards are met.
- Retaining Walls
- Design / Bid / Build
- Design Build
- Construction Management / General Contractor
With diverse experience in urban planning and design, we will help you achieve the best multi-modal solution. With a background in planning for streets, designing, and implementing multi-modal solutions from trails to public transit, we will bring your project to life.
- Safe Routes to School Planning and Design
- ADA Transition Planning and Design
- Downtown Master Transportation Planning
- Parking Access and Circulation Planning
- Master Plans
- Trail Design
- On-Road Facilities Design
- Quiet Zone Plans
- Grade Separation Feasibility Plans and Design
- Rail Plans
- Intermodal Facility Plans
- Wildlife Crossing Design
- Transit Development Plans
- Transit Facilities Master Plans
- Freight Plans
Our team will help you create and implement comprehensive management strategies for construction programs and individual projects. Our professionals become an extension of your staff, providing order, management, and project communication with an emphasis on quality and safety.
- As-built Drawings
- Contract Administration
- Constructability Review
- Quantities Documentation
- Certified Inspection
- Project Management
- Construction Material Testing
- Resident Engineer
- Staff Augmentation
From a residential cul-de-sac to highways, our team can complete all of your project needs.
- Shared-Use Paths
- Bicycle Paths
- Complete Streets
- Traffic Signals
- ADA Design
- Utility Design
Our bridge designers are experienced in all aspects of bridge engineering services including design, inspections, and load ratings for highway, railroad, and pedestrian bridges. Our team works with a variety of software to make sure your project is structurally sound and adheres to AASHTO LRFD, AREMA, and state specific codes.
- Highway Bridges
- Railroad Bridges
- Pedestrian Bridges
- Rehabilitation and Historic Preservation
- Inspection and Load Rating
- LARSA 4D
- RISA 3D
- Civil 3D
- Bridge Inspection
Additional services you may need for your project:
Aviation | Cultural Resources | Environmental | Funding Resources | Land Development | Oil & Gas | Power | Public Works | Right-of-Way | Structural | Survey | Telecommunications | Water
Minnesota Trunk Highway 149
KLJ transformed a traditional mill and overlay project for a 6.5-mile segment of Trunk Highway 149 and transformed it using a Complete Streets approach complete with ADA-compliant features. Our team incorporated traffic calming measures and implemented enhanced features for pedestrians and bicyclists, making travel along the corridor safer and more effective for all users.
US Highway 85 Reconstruction
Regional energy developments have increased the traffic, specifically truck traffic along the US Highway 85 corridor from between Watford City and Williston, ND. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) hired KLJ to reconstruct the two-lane highway into a four-lane undivided highway.
Watford City Bypasses
KLJ constructed the Watford City Bypasses to improve traffic and the quality of life for citizens in western North Dakota.
Como Regional Park Transportation Improvements
KLJ worked with the City of Saint Paul on a transportation, site improvement and pedestrian circulation project that expanded parking lots and improved traffic flow of pedestrians and vehicles.
Dickinson Comprehensive Transportation Plan
KLJ collaborated with the city, stakeholders and the public on a vision statement for the City of Dickinson to develop goals, objectives and strategies to meet the needs of residents.
A US 93 bypass around the west side of Kalispell Montana reached fruition in 2016 with the completion of the final segment and largest road construction project ever completed by the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT). KLJ provided professional services from 2003 to 2016 for 13 separate construction projects for this combined $100 million infrastructure project.
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