Transportation

KFA's experience and capabilities are matched by a strong commitment to find the best solutions for our communities.

TRANSPORTATION DESIGN

What We Do

Our expertise encompasses a myriad of related services, including feasibility and alternatives analysis, thoroughfare master planning, and design and production of construction plans. Our professionals have designed miles of roadway infrastructure throughout Texas and orchestrated new roadway design, street reconstruction, street widening, and the installation of new/replacement bridges to shape growing communities and improve the quality of life for local residents.

CAPABILITIES:

  • Roadway Design
  • Highway Design
  • Transit Design
  • Aviation Planning and Design
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Design
  • Bridge Design
  • Transportation Drainage
  • Inspection
  • Construction Administration

 

The Forest North project was a great opportunity to interface between detailed engineering analyses and public involvement.

Charlotte Gilpin, PE, Vice President

K Friese + Associates

 

TRANSPORTATION DRAINAGE

What We Do

Our professionals deliver drainage solutions in support of transportation-related services on an assortment of high-profile projects across the state. Our diverse experience includes greenfield, rural, and urban construction + reconstruction roadway projects in support of schematic, design, and construction phase services. We analyze, design, and prepare drainage construction documents, working closely with clients to provide innovative solutions that align with both the character of the roadway project, but also the surrounding community and environment to enhance public infrastructure. Examples of infrastructure design include parallel roadside channels and storm sewer; cross drainage structure culverts and bridges including channel scour and stability assessment; and water quality + detention facilities. We pride ourselves on our ability to integrate complex drainage design elements with other necessary infrastructure components to achieve constructible and effective solutions.

CAPABILITITES:

  • Hydrologic + Hydraulic Modeling and Design
  • Bridge + Culvert Scour and Channel Stability Analysis and Design
  • Drainage Impact Risk Assessment and Mitigation Design
  • Water Quality Analysis, Design, and Permitting
  • Utilization of GIS Tools for Analysis and Design
  • Development of DOT Hydraulic Guidance Manual Sections

 


How We Deliver

When tackling the challenges of a transportation problem, be it a congested municipal street, a new county road, or a TXDOT highway design project, we seek to fully understand our client’s objectives in order to deliver cost-effective results. We proudly serve as an extension of staff to provide a positive and efficient client experience. Our well-rounded service offerings in drainage, utilities, and traffic control make us a valuable source for our trusted partners. We have experience with the planning and design of runways, taxiways, aprons, pavement rehabilitation, pavement markings, airfield drainage, and other utility and site work, and have secured multiple TxDOT drainage on-call contracts around the state to remedy complex drainage issues.


 

Latest News

KFA welcomes transportation drainage expert Craig Hebbe, PE to the firm

ROUND ROCK (October 01, 2018) –  Craig Hebbe, PE joins K Friese + Associates’ Round Rock office with nearly two decades of experience analyzing and designing drainage and water quality projects for major highways, design-build projects, as well as roadway expansion and rehabilitation across Texas. He has extensive experience with TCEQ Edwards Aquifer water quality design, […]

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Being Smart Isn't Enough.

Our drive to be more than just smart reflects an understanding of the complex needs and impacts public infrastructure projects have on growing communities and for our clients. As professional consultants, we strive to deliver both personalized solutions and successful results through knowledge, communication, and service.

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