Certifications

KFA is a designated DBE, HUB, SBE, and WBE (as certified by South/North Central Texas Regional Certification Agencies SCTRCA and NCTRCA). In addition to those firm certifications, our staff also hold a number of TxDOT Precertifications as listed below:

DBE Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

HUB Historically Underutilized Business

SBE Small Business Enterprise | SCTRCA

WBE Woman-Owned Business Enterprise | City of Austin, SCTRCA, NCTRCA

TxDOT Texas Department of Transportation Precertifications:

  • 1.1.1 Policy Planning
  • 1.2.1 Systems Planning
  • 1.3.1 Subarea/Corridor Planning
  • 1.4.1 Land Planning/Engineering
  • 1.5.1 Feasibility Studies
  • 1.6.1 Major Investment Studies
  • 1.8.1 Public Involvement
  • 2.4.1 Nationwide Permit
  • 2.4.2 Clean Water Act Section 404 Permits
  • 2.5.1 Geological Assessment for Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone (EARZ)
  • 2.13.1 Hazardous Materials Initial Site Assessment
  • 3.2.1 Route Studies & Schematic Design, Major Roadway (combines 3.1.1 & 3.3.1)
  • 4.2.1 Major Roadway Design (combines 4.1.1 & 4.3.1)
  • 4.4.1 Major Freeway Interchanges & Direct Connectors
  • 4.5.1 Constructability Reviews
  • 7.1.1 Traffic Engineering Studies
  • 7.5.1 Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • 8.1.1 Signing, Pavement Marking & Channelization
  • 9.1.1 Bicycle & Pedestrian Facility Development
  • 10.1.1 Hydrologic Studies
  • 10.2.1 Basic Hydraulic Design
  • 10.3.1 Complex Hydraulic Design
  • 10.4.1 Pump Station Hydraulics
  • 10.5.1 Bridge Scour Evaluations & Analysis
  • 10.8.1 FEMA Regulations & Permits
  • 11.1.1 Roadway Construction Management & Inspection
  • 17.5.1 Civil Engineering
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