Everything starts with the ground down, and we are experts in it.

Salas O’Brien’s civil engineering team provides site development for public and private sectors from planning through construction services. With offices everywhere, we understand local regulatory requirements and can protect you from suprises.

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What we can offer

From initial consultation to full specification and construction facilitation, we offer a complete array of services, including the development of advanced and often groundbreaking solutions when conventional approaches can’t deliver quality results.

Site planning

Salas O’Brien consults on land use, including the placement of buildings, infrastructure, and other features to maximize functionality and efficiency while minimizing environmental impact.

Concrete pits and tunnels

We provide design of underground concrete structures, such as tunnels, culverts, and pits, used for transportation, water storage, and other purposes.

Grading and earthwork analysis

Salas O’Brien assesses soil and terrain to determine the feasibility and cost of earthwork operations, such as excavation, grading, and filling, necessary for a construction project.

Due diligence and feasibility studies

Salas O’Brien provides assessment of a project’s technical, economic, legal, and environmental viability to help inform decision-making and identify potential issues before construction begins.

Entitlement services

Salas O’Brien facilitates permits, approvals, and other entitlements necessary for a construction project to proceed, including working with regulatory agencies and navigating complex approval processes.

Erosion control

Salas O’Brien engineers measures to prevent soil erosion to minimize the impact of construction on the surrounding environment.

Water supply, storage, and distribution

Salas O’Brien plans and designs water supply and storage systems, including water treatment, transmission, and distribution networks, to provide safe and reliable water access to communities and facilities.