Road Design

Cardno recognizes communities are experiencing the collective impact of congested transport corridors, deteriorating infrastructure, lengthy commute times and rising operational costs.
We are well-positioned to work with clients within the transportation industry to implement solutions that provide vital benefits to communities and economies.
From feasibility to operation, Cardno’s multidisciplinary team of engineers, surveyors, geologists, planners and landscape architects respond to the complex range of social, environmental, legislative and technical issues inherent within roadway planning and design projects.
Our work is expertly planned, designed and managed to maximize benefits and minimize costs for clients.
Cardno remains up-to-date with the latest transportation developments, technology, environmental issues, economic considerations and federal, state and local regulations.
We develop tailored solutions to provide the right support and high quality advice for roadway projects from concept through construction.
Our highly-skilled teams deliver expertise in assessing, planning, developing, designing, maintaining and managing roads.
Cardno’s roads capabilities include:
  • Construction, staging, site and contract management
  • Property adjustments and acquisitions
  • Cost estimation
  • Independent verification
  • Contract documentation and administration
  • Risk management
  • Safety in design
  • Concept and detailed design that encompasses:
  • Geometric alignments
  • Drainage (surface and subsurface)
  • Water quality treatment
  • Pavements
  • Public utility investigation and relocation design
  • Traffic management, signage and line marking
  • Road furniture
  • Street lighting
  • Urban design and landscaping
  • ITC
  • Tunneling
  • Rest areas, heavy vehicle inspection bays and traffic management response centers.