HKS has a depth of experience with local municipalities, counties and reviewing agencies. Our relationships and professional expertise result in minimizing entitlement delays and the rise of unexpected issues. We are able to coordinate smoothly with multi-disciplinary teams of planners, architects, landscape architects, mechanical and structural engineers, soils engineers, environmental specialists and others.
Our engineers have provided civil engineering designs for site infrastructures for numerous private and public commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. Our design expertise includes site grading, accessibility, drainage and water quality, sanitary sewer and water systems, roadway and driveway design, parking and vehicle movement design, and erosion control design. During construction, our professional team works with the owner to ensure the project is completed in accordance with civil construction drawings, contract documents, and applicable quality standards.
HKS provides comprehensive traffic engineering services for public and private clients that include traffic impact studies for new developments, construction phasing and traffic control plans, signing and striping plans, traffic signal warrant studies and design, corridor studies, ADA accessible design studies, and parking studies.
The HKS transportation engineering team has a wealth of experience in the planning and design of multifaceted transportation systems with various delivery methods including highways, arterials, intersections, interchanges, transit and multimodal facilities.
HKS offers comprehensive utility design and coordination services for public and private projects. Services range from complete utility design and construction document preparation for new and/or relocated facilities to coordination with individual utility owners.
HKS offers Dry Utility Consulting as a stand-alone service for projects in the Denver Metro Area. We work with Xcel Energy, CenturyLink and Comcast to coordinate site utility services. This is a custom process for each project. Dry utility coordination will help you save money, expedite timelines and reduce conflicts during construction.
Some of the services we offer include obtaining Will Serve Letters; reviewing service policies, identifying conflicts and working through solutions; organizing value-added joint trench opportunities; coordinating transformer loading and locations; delivering utility plans and contracts.
HKS’s water resources engineering expertise includes hydrologic and hydraulic computer modeling, FEMA flood studies and floodplain modification including Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) and Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) applications, the design of open channels, culverts, bridge crossings, detention ponds, storm sewers, erosion control, and all types of permanent water quality systems.
The licensed survey professionals at HKS provide professional land surveying services for many types of projects, including ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys, Subdivision Plats, Improvement Survey Plats, Right-of-Way Plans, Legal Descriptions and Exhibits, Vacation Documents, and Condominium Maps.
The HKS professional survey team works closely with project engineers and architects to ensure continuity from design throughout the construction phase of our projects. Our team has provided services for single- and multi-family residential projects, commercial projects,mixed-use developments, schools and higher education campuses, Department of Transportation roads/highways, and municipal city and county projects.
Our professional staff is available to provide expert witness and other forensic engineering services for both plaintiffs and defendants on cases involving drainage, grading, accessibility, utilities, traffic, surveying and other civil engineering and professional land surveying areas.
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