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Civil Engineering

Choose a Firm That Will Go Above and Beyond

Civil Engineering Projects Require Special Expertise

From proper stormwater management in new developments to preservation of historic buildings and sites, civil engineering projects require an especially precise level of care. ADC Engineering understands the intricacies of civil engineering and is prepared to bring unique solutions to the table to make your project run smoothly, all while remaining on schedule and on budget.

What to Expect From ADC’s Civil Engineering Design Team

Raising the Bar for Our Clients

1. Exceptional Project Coordination

Managing a project with multiple owners, clients, and agencies is a challenge, but ADC coordinates between all stakeholders to ensure the project is a success and all parties are satisfied.

ADC provided the master plan for a 126-acre site that includes a reconstructed middle school, an existing high school, a new library and future Center for Advanced Studies to be used by the high school. There are two owners and three architect firms representing the different projects, but ADC was chosen to be the only civil engineering firm.

During the design process ADC recognized there was not road that would safely accommodate buses or pedestrian traffic. ADC coordinated a joint application from the city, the school district, and the county libraries to the county transportation department to approve a roadway improvement project that benefited the entire community by providing safer school and pedestrian circulation. ADC’s involvement early in the project saved money and ensured the community’s safety.

2. Proactive & Accommodating Project Leadership

ADC doesn’t just do the bare minimum to keep a project moving. We constantly seek out opportunities to go above and beyond to accommodate the client’s needs.

A local car dealership wanted to renovate and expand a dated facility. ADC saw an opportunity to design a project that the owner didn’t even know was possible. The project became a major overhaul of the entire property and a highly visible dealership with state-of-the-art facilities and a significant increase in car inventory and display area was created. The renovation was beyond the owner’s and a detailed phasing plan avoided interrupting operations during construction.

ADC developed a three-phase site construction approach to avoid interrupting operations during construction. The owner was pleased with a renovation that was beyond his original expectations and maintaining operations is always a priority to a business like a car dealership.

3. Unmatched Technical Expertise & Creative Solutions

Civil engineering projects present unique challenges, but ADC has the practical knowledge and experience necessary to propose sound solutions.

The US Army planned to build an Explosive Waste Incinerator (EWI) and Contaminated Waste Processing (CWP) facility in the mountain region of Virginia. The site is adjacent to a river and within a 100-year flood zone, so standard BMPs to improve water quality would have been the stormwater management solution.

However, a geotechnical investigation discovered karst in the region, making the site susceptible to sink holes. The threat of sink holes and the site’s limited space eliminated the ability to use many of the standard BMPs. With the project’s viability at stake, ADC’s civil engineering design team went to work on creating another alternative.

The team was able to design a treatment system for the stormwater management ponds that prevented the creation of sinkholes. The required stormwater quantity and quality requirements were ultimately achieved through ADC’s new treatment system combined with other site BMPs.

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Civil Engineering Services

ADC Engineering can provide the following services for your civil engineering project:

Site Planning

Site Planning

Project Lead

Project Lead

Assistance in site selection and Property Data Report

Assistance in site selection and Property Data Report

Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems

Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems

Sanitary and Storm Water Pretreatment Devices

Sanitary and Storm Water Pretreatment Devices

Potable Water Distribution Systems

Potable Water Distribution Systems

Storm Water Management & Modeling

Storm Water Management & Modeling

Erosion and Sediment Control

Erosion and Sediment Control

Pavement Design and Analysis

Pavement Design and Analysis

Hydraulic Analysis

Hydraulic Analysis

Construction Document Preparation

Construction Document Preparation

Construction Administration and Observation

Construction Administration and Observation

Bidding and Negotiation Coordination

Bidding and Negotiation Coordination

Inspections and Evaluations

Inspections and Evaluations

Design Build

Design Build

Anti-terrorism Force Protection

Anti-terrorism Force Protection

LEED Design

LEED Design

Conceptual Site Plan

Conceptual Site Plan

Permitting Coordination

Permitting Coordination

Roadways

Roadways

Campus Planning

Campus Planning

Entitlements and Project Management

Entitlements and Project Management

Past Civil Engineering Projects

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