Highway & Railway Transportation

PSC’s experience in Highway and Railway Transportation includes the disciplines necessary to fully support private, municipal and state transportation infrastructure. Our philosophy is to partner our dedicated transportation team with clients to assist them in identifying and addressing their current and future development needs. Acting as an extension of our client’s staff to facilitate project delivery is our ultimate goal.

Experience

By providing full service engineering and architectural design, as well as construction administration, we have developed a trusted partnership with our clients. PSC enjoys excellent working relationships with local, state and federal agencies and is intimately familiar with highway and railroad design requirements and criteria.

Scope of Services

Highway / Thoroughfare

  • Subarea/Corridor Planning
  • Thoroughfare Master Planning
  • Route Studies & Feasibility Studies
  • Schematic Design
  • Historic Surveys
  • Pavement Analysis & Design
  • Minor, Major & Complex Roadway Design
  • Freeway Interchange Design
  • Bridge Layouts & Design
  • Highway-Railway Grade Crossing Studies
  • Illumination
  • Signing and Pavement Markings
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility Development
  • Hydrologic Studies & Hydraulic Design
  • Pump Station Hydraulics
  • Construction Management & Inspection
  • Construction Phase Management & Observation
  • Design-Build Services
  • Right of Way Map Preparation

Railroad

  • Alignment & Feasibility Studies
  • Rail / Industrial Park Design
  • Spur Track Design – Loop and Stub Tracks
  • Track and Roadbed Design
  • Hydrology, Hydraulics & Drainage
  • At-Grade Highway Crossings
  • State DOT Coordination & Processing
  • Signal & Communications Engineering
  • Mainline Coordination
  • Locomotive & Car Maintenance Facilities
  • Trans-load Facilities

 

TxDOT Pre-certifications

PSC is pre-certified in the following TxDOT categories:

1.3.1      Subarea/Corridor Planning

1.4.1      Land Planning/Engineering

1.5.1      Feasibility Studies

1.6.1      Major Investment Studies

2.3.1      Wetland Delineation

2.4.1      Nationwide Permit

2.4.2      Individual Permits

2.8.1      Surveys, Res. & Doc. Of Historic Build, Struct. And Objects

2.9.1      Historic Architecture

2.13.1    Hazardous Materials Initial Site Assessment

2.14.1    Environmental Document Preparation

3.1.1      Route Studies & Schematic Design – Minor Roadways

3.2.1      Route Studies & Schematic Design – Major Roadways

3.3.1      Route Studies & Schematic Design – Complex Highways

3.4.1      Minor Bridge Layouts

3.5.1      Major Bridge Layouts

3.6.1      Multi-Level Interchange And Exotic Bridge Layout

4.1.1      Minor Roadway Design

4.2.1      Major Roadway Design

4.3.1      Complex Highway Design

4.4.1      Major Freeway Interchanges And Direct Connectors

7.1.1      Traffic Engineering Studies

7.2.1      Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Studies

8.1.1      Signing, Pavement Marking And Channelization

8.2.1      Illumination

8.3.1      Signalization

8.5.1      Highway-Rail Grade Crossings

9.1.1      Bicycle And 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

10.4.2    Pump Station-Electrical

10.4.3    Pump Station-Structures

10.5.1    Bridge Scour Evaluations And Analysis

11.1.1    Roadway Construction Management And Inspection

11.2.1    Major Bridge Construction Management And Inspection

12.2.1    Plant Inspection And Testing

15.1.1    Survey

15.1.2    Parcel Plats

15.1.3    Legal Descriptions

15.1.4    Right Of Way Maps

15.4.1    Horizontal And Vertical Control For Aerial Mapping

16.1.1    Architecture – Buildings And Other Structures