Design-Build Transportation

I-26 Port Access Road Design-Build Charleston, South Carolina

Comprehensive engineering, consulting, and construction services

KCI is a full-service multidiscipline firm striving for seamless integration during planning, engineering, environmental, and construction management for transportation projects. Our expert teams lead projects from initial capital planning through concept development, alternatives analysis, preliminary and final design, and construction.

Delivering excellence and innovative practices in design-build

ISO CertifiedCompleting more than 96 design-build projects in the last 10 years, KCI has gained the reputation of serving clients through depth of technical expertise, quality, safety and collaborative work priorities. We have been the lead designer for a multitude of transportation design-build projects across the United States with a construction value up to $250M.

With knowledge and experience in design-build and other alternative delivery methods that are used to expedite schedules, control project costs, and maintain risk, we foster teamwork and communication to support efficient coordination, on-time deliverables, and innovative ideas.

Our team has specific design-build experience with high traffic-expressways and historic bridges as well as emergency replacements, grade separations over roadways and railroads, interstate widenings and rehabilitations, and bridge replacement programs for city, county, and state Department of Transportation (DOT) clients.

KCI’s transportation design-build services include:

Roadway & Traffic

  • Alternatives Analysis
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Erosion Control Construction Sequencing
  • Highway Improvement Design Hydraulic/Stormwater Design
  • Interstate Guide Sign Design
  • Parking Studies and Facility Design
  • Public Involvement
  • Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Improvements
  • Roadway Alignment Studies and Design Roadway Lighting Design
  • Roadway Lighting Design


  • Bridge Structure Design
  • Access Structure Design/Rating Analysis
  • Historic Bridges
  • Innovative Repairs
  • Field Inspection
  • Analysis and Load Rating
  • Underwater Inspection, Testing, & Sampling
  • Underwater Documentation/Reporting
  • Bridge Scour Analysis
  • Comprehensive Reports
  • Dam Design/Stability Analysis

Construction Services

  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Management
  • Schedule Review and Analysis
  • Design Phase Management
  • Cost Estimating
  • Bid Management
  • Construction Supervision/Inspection
  • Cost Estimating/Control
  • Review of Contract Submittals
  • Project Documentation
  • Construction Closeout

Other Support Services

  • High-Tech Surveys
  • Communications Design & Construction
  • Utility Design & Services
  • Permit Acquisition
  • Subsurface Utility Engineering
  • Wetlands Delineation
  • As-Built Documentation
  • Office and Legal Survey Services
  • GIS and Asset Management
  • Application Development

Transportation Design-Build Leadership Team