Des Moines Area Engineering Services

LEE Chamberlin’s Full-Scope Services for Your Civil Engineering Project

We understand it can be frustrating and time-consuming to find individual companies for different types of projects. Working with LEE Chamberlin will not only save you time during the project, but also keep you from having to find reliable companies for different services. Our comprehensive services allow us to be your partner for any civil engineering project within any sector or industry.

Land Use Planning

LEE Chamberlin will strategically research, evaluate, plan, and create the framework for your land based on your goals and the outcome you desire for your city or neighborhood.
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Services
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
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  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
  • Rendering services

Site Development

Our land use development services go one step further to include comprehensive site engineering services. This minimizes the coordination effort required of the owner and ensures consistency across the entire development. 

Services
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
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  • Utility plans and studies
  • Stormwater distribution systems
  • Subdivision layout and platting
  • Planning and zoning
  • Topographic and boundary surveys
  • Contract administration
  • Construction inspection and staking
  • Landscaping
  • Site grading plans
  • Lighting plans
  • Parking, circulation, and access
  • Pavement design
  • Traffic impact studies
  • Rendering services

Street & Highway Design

Our team assists clients representing city, state, and federal governments with the design of streets, highways, and bridges. We use innovative planning to create sustainable solutions that improve transportation in your community.

Services
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
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  • Corridor/route feasibility studies
  • Bridge design and foundation systems
  • Structural construction inspection
  • Street and highway plans, specifications and estimates
  • Utility engineering
  • Environmental impact statements and assessments
  • Construction staking and inspection services
  • Financing alternatives and funding sources
  • Pavement design and management programs
  • Preliminary topographic studies
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic studies
  • Capital improvement programming
  • Materials testing and mix design
  • Intersection/interchange layouts and design
  • Street rehabilitation plans and programs
  • Traffic sign and pavement marking plans
  • Construction sequencing and traffic control plans
  • Storm sewer and drainage improvement design
  • Traffic signal systems
  • Parking and terminal facilities
  • Location studies
  • Street and highway lighting design

Traffic Engineering

In addition to street and highway design, we provide traffic engineering expertise to create safe and efficient movement throughout cities, highways, interstates, and other transportation means.

Services
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
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  • Traffic device inventories and management strategies
  • Roadside inventory
  • Signal system construction management and inspection
  • State-of-the-art signal system feasibility studies and design
  • Signal timing optimization
  • Construction traffic control plans
  • Traffic signing and pavement marking plans
  • Circulation and parking studies
  • School area and pedestrian safety studies
  • Capital improvement programming
  • Materials testing and mix design
  • Intersection/interchange layouts and design
  • Street rehabilitation plans and programs
  • Traffic sign and pavement marking plans
  • Construction sequencing and traffic control plans
  • Storm sewer and drainage improvement design
  • Traffic signal systems
  • Parking and terminal facilities
  • Location studies
  • Street and highway lighting design

Construction

LEE Chamberlin offers construction management and inspection services for projects such as roadways, bridges, traffic signals, commercial site developments, and buildings.

Services
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
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  • Daily construction observation and documentation
  • Review and approval of construction submittals and schedules
  • Preparation of progress payments and change orders
  • Utility coordination
  • Construction staking
  • Field/plant sampling and testing of asphalt/concrete
  • Falsework/temporary structures plan review and site inspection
  • Special investigations for construction-related problems

Water & Wastewater Engineering

Our team of water and wastewater engineers design or oversee projects involving the provision of potable water, disposal of wastewater and sewage, or prevention of flood-related damage. We are able to prepare environmental documentation for water resources, regulatory program compliance, data management and analysis, and fieldwork. We will perform hydraulic modeling and pipeline design with the most feasible and economic solutions.

Services
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs
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  • Conduct feasibility studies for the construction of facilities, such as water supply systems, runoff collection networks, water and wastewater treatment plants, or wastewater collection systems
  • Design pumping systems, pumping stations, pipelines, force mains, or sewers for the collection of wastewater
  • Design domestic or industrial water or wastewater treatment plants, including advanced facilities with sequencing batch reactors (SBR), membranes, lift stations, headworks, surge overflow basins, ultraviolet disinfection systems, aerobic digesters, sludge lagoons, or control buildings
  • Analyze storm water or floodplain drainage systems to control erosion, stabilize river banks, repair channel streams, or design bridges
  • Design water distribution systems for potable or non-potable water
  • Design or select equipment for use in wastewater processing to ensure compliance with government standards
  • Regional and urban planning studies
  • Thoroughfare plan development
  • Traffic assignments and system analysis
  • Comprehensive neighborhood and community planning
  • Transportation network modeling
  • Alternatives analysis and cost estimating
  • Transportation systems management studies
  • Utility planning
  • Shopping center access and circulation strategies
  • Facility inventories and information systems
  • User benefit/cost analysis
  • Bikeway systems planning
  • Location studies
  • Street lighting analysis, benefits, and needs

Learn How We’ve Streamlined Projects Through Our Past Engineering Work