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.
- Roadway Design
- Highway Design
- Transit Design
- Aviation Planning and Design
- Bicycle/Pedestrian Design
- Bridge Design
- Transportation Drainage
- 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 (KFA)
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.
- 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.