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Area West Engineers
Civil Engineering Services


  • Feasibility studies
  • Site planning
  • Zoning changes
  • Tentative maps
  • Use permits
  • Entitlement processing
  • Environmental applications

Legal Support

  • Expert testimony
  • Accident review - accident surveys, exhibits, reports


  • Gravity sewer and sewer force mains
  • Sewer studies - shed maps, flow calculations, reports


  • Drain pipe design
  • Drainage studies - shed maps, flow calculations, reports
  • Hydrologic calculations
  • Hydraulic analysis - closed conduit systems, surface flow, flood storage, high water elevation, channel flow behavior
  • Detention and retention basin design and calculations
  • Post construction water quality design


  • Public and private water systems
  • Below ground fire protection systems
  • Water demand calculations for domestic and fire suppression
  • Water pressure loss calculations using Hazen-Williams friction loss calculations


  • Grading design for rough grade, parking lot, residential, commercial, and roadway
  • Import, export quantity calculations
  • Erosion control design
  • ADA compliant grading design


  • Right of way engineering
  • Road design - horizontal geometry and vertical profile to meet CAL-TRANS and local standards
  • Striping and Signage design per MUTCD and local standards
  • Street light design - Street light layout, conduit / conductor design, voltage drop calculations

Environmental Design - Prepare designs and plans and for habitat restoration including wetlands, river eco-systems

Technical Specification Preparation - Prepare technical specifications coordinated with the project construction documents to assist the contractor during the bid process and during construction

Construction Services

  • SWPPP development
  • SWPPP field monitoring, inspections, reporting and consultation
  • Cost / Quantity Estimating
  • Construction management - support for RFI's, change orders, construction scheduling, shop drawings, invoices, and provide inspection services.
  • Value engineering - Explore multiple design alternatives and associated costs with the objective to optimize cost and client benefit
  • Prepare record drawings.

Do you see something that may interest you, or have a question that we may be able to help you with, feel free to drop us a line at, or give us a call at (916) 725-5551.