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Transportation Design

Transportation Design Service

CDR MAGUIRE HAS BUILT SOME OF THE MOST ICONIC HIGHWAYS AND BRIDGES ON THE EAST COAST.

For decades, our transportation design group has been the cornerstone of our business. From the original Fitzgerald Expressway in Boston in the 1950s and Boston’s Central Artery/Tunnel in the 1990s to the recent relocation of the I-195 highway in Rhode Island and our ongoing work on the Beaver River Bridge and Mon-Fayette Expressway in Southwestern Pennsylvania, CDR Maguire has designed and engineered some of the most iconic transportation infrastructures throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
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A BUILDING BLOCK OF OUR NATION AND THE CORNERSTONE OF OUR BUSINESS

A TRADITION OF QUALITY

We are known for the quality of our work, the expertise of our staff, the creativity of our solutions, and the responsiveness of our project teams. Our customers benefit from CDR Maguire orchestrating all aspects of the transportation design project, while engaging with stakeholders. Our methods result in efficient, cost-effective solutions that save our customers time and resources.

PRIDE IN PERFORMANCE

Our nation’s transportation network is essential to our collective prosperity and the American way of life. At CDR Maguire, we are proud to play a vital role developing and improving that network. We assist with all aspects of the transportation design process, from initial feasibility studies and design alternative studies to the final project plans, specifications, and estimates.

OUR TRANSPORTATION DESIGN SOLUTIONS:

ROADWAY DESIGN

OUR ROADWAY TEAM DESIGNS THE TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE THAT
EFFICIENTLY MOVES PEOPLE AND GOODS

CDR Maguire’s professionals design roadways that complement the environment while balancing multi-modal needs. Our portfolio of highways, rural roads, urban streets, toll roads, and multi-modal systems encompasses every conceivable climate and terrain.

CDR Maguire’s approach provides clients with workable designs that meet current and projected transportation needs, safely, cost-effectively, and sustainably.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Highway Design – Geometry

Roundabout Design

Alternatives Studies

Right-of-Way Plan Development

Construction Cost Estimates

Drainage Design

Post Construction Stormwater Management

Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control

Hydrologic and Hydraulic Studies

Safety Studies (Highway Safety Manual)

Corridor Planning Studies

Highway Occupancy Permits

Municipal Reviews and Plans

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

OUR TRAFFIC ENGINEERING EXPERTS KEEP THE TRAVELING PUBLIC MOVING FREELY,
ON SUPER-HIGHWAYS AND RURAL ROUTES

From compact urban centers to sprawling suburbs and rural areas, our traffic engineering staff develop transportation plans that help the traveling public get to where they want to go quickly and safely.

 

We employ the latest technology to reduce traffic congestion while improving safety and capacity. Our staff is proficient in Highway Capacity Software, SIDRA, TRANSYT-7F, Synchro/SimTraffic, and CORSIM.

We develop signalization, signing, and lighting strategies to suit the roadway design while complementing the surroundings and respecting the environment. Our capabilities range from mitigating the impacts of roadway construction and new developments to supporting long-term city or community transportation planning efforts.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Transportation Planning and Analysis

Traffic Impact Studies

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Maintenance and Protection of Traffic

Parking Studies

Traffic Counts

Traffic Signal Design

Signing Design

Pavement Marking Design

Highway Lighting Design

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

CDR MAGUIRE’S STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING TEAM DESIGNS, INSPECTS,
AND RATES BRIDGES AND STRUCTURES OF ALL TYPES

With over 80 years of experience in bridge design, CDR Maguire has performed the full range of structural projects from long-span bridges to culverts, and from multi-million-dollar interstate bridge designs to railroad structures and shoring.

We use the latest bridge software to facilitate our designs including Bentley Leap Steel and Concrete, MDX, AASHTOWare® Design and Rating software, PennDOT structural software, STAAD, LPile, and RC Pier. We use both AutoCAD and MicroStation.

SPECIALTY SERVICES

ACCELERATED BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION:

CDR Maguire has been in the forefront of Accelerated Bridge Construction from MassDOT’s and RIDOT’s first heavylift bridge replacements to PennDOT’s first multi-span continuous ABC bridge replacement.  Our ABC experience includes heavy lift, SPMT moves, prefabricated bridge units, precast deck panels, and more.

CONSTRUCTION SERVICES:

CDR Maguire provides contractor construction services including excavation support, temporary shoring, temporary utility support, underdeck shielding, and development of shop drawings. Our experience working directly for contractors gives us their perspectives and helps us design for constructability in our other work.

DESIGN/BUILD SERVICES:

CDR Maguire offer both Preliminary Design/Build services for owners and Final Design/Build services for contractors. We have performed Design/Builds under shortened durations in emergency situations.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Steel and Prestressed Concrete Beams/Girders

Arches & Trusses

Thru-Girders

Folded Steel Plate Girders

Box Culverts

Retaining Walls

Sound Barrier Walls

Deep and Shallow Foundations

Design/Build

Accelerated Bridge Construction Design

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