Civil Engineering

Newhall Roundabout - Santa Clarita

Our Civil Engineering department provides a full range of engineering and planning services to the transportation, water resources, government services, and federal markets throughout California. Our civil engineering team is led by well-qualified licensed civil, traffic, stormwater, and LEED-accredited engineers, and is aided by skilled technical support staff.

What We Do

At MNS, we take your vision from concept to completion. Working as a team, we tailor your project to provide you with a comprehensive, quality solution that meets, and often exceeds, expectations.

Planning: We put together planning documents such as advance planning studies, project study reports, project reports, structure type selection reports, and design exception memoranda, which document scope and cost structure.

Preliminary and Final Design: We utilize our engineering expertise to develop efficient yet robust designs that are simple to understand, review, and build-all while minimizing environmental impact. We assemble our best-qualified team, always adhering to your budget and time line.

Project Development: We formulated a standardized project development process to translate your preliminary concept into final engineering plans. We set goals at each sub-phase to complete plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E) so that you can easily review for technical accuracy.

How MNS Makes a Difference

We use our expertise to make your project a success, while making sure your experience is free from unexpected surprises. Our clients find our approach holistic and accommodating.

We're Widely Diverse and Highly Specialized: Our Civil Engineering department is divided into unique, specialized, market-driven groups. Each of our engineers is highly specialized in a specific market division to provide our clients a top quality solution in a cost effective and efficient manner.

We Believe in Teamwork and Clear Communication: From initial meetings and throughout construction, we work with you every step of the way. We're known for our communication and teamwork which is critical to the success of any project.

We're Experts in Final PS&E Preparation: Our forte is developing biddable construction documents that are simple to understand, review, and build. Our approach minimizes questions and issues so your project remains on schedule and within budget.

We Know Special Funding Requirements: The majority of the projects that we manage include federal or state funding sources. We are well versed in the Caltrans Local Assistance Procedures Manual; as a result, all of our federally-funded projects have successfully passed their federal audits.


Transportation - Our Transportation team focuses on projects involving roads, roundabouts, bridges, bike lanes, pedestrian pathways, and transit facilities. Our engineers provide creative, practical concepts for a wide range of needs.

Water Resources - Our Water Resources team is highly experienced in a variety of projects, ranging from water/wastewater infrastructure planning and design, to stormwater quality analysis, mitigation design, municipal floodplain management and consulting.

Government Services - We possess invaluable insight and a unique understanding of public works projects. We provide on-call professional services and staff augmentation for numerous public agencies throughout California.

Federal Projects - We have long-established relationships with military clients. Our ongoing contract with the US Air Force is a strong testament to our firm's integrity and expertise with federal agencies.