Engineering 2018-02-23T15:33:52+00:00

Engineering Services

Our civil engineering team provides the precision and quality of service across small-to-large scale projects for a wide variety clients and partners – including architects, attorneys, homeowners, commercial developers, municipalities, hospitals and private and public schools.

Site Assessment / Planning
Civil / Site Design
Permitting
Inspection / Administration

Engineering Services

Our civil engineering team provides the precision and quality of service across small-to-large scale projects for a wide variety clients and partners – including architects, attorneys, homeowners, commercial developers, municipalities, hospitals and private and public schools.

Site Assessment / Planning
Civil / Site Design
Permitting
Inspection / Administration

Site Assessment & Planning

The starting point for every project is to answer the fundamental question, “Can we do this here?” At DGT, we provide the exhaustive site feasibility study combined with thorough regulatory and zoning analysis that gets you the clear answer to that question. Our expertise encompasses the region’s unique topography, soils and wetlands.

And when faced with a site-related challenge, we offer the frank and informed advisory that best guides you to the change in course that can meet your project goal.

  • Zoning and Regulatory Analysis
  • Wetland delineation
  • Soil Testing
  • Site Feasibility Studies

Civil/Site Design

With the hurdle of site feasibility behind you, your project now requires a comprehensive design to put it into action. We offer site design services to meet the scale of your project, be it a straightforward sewer line or water connection plan to a complex subdivision or roadway layout.

DGT’s team of civil engineers provides unrivaled on-the-ground site experience and a mastery of the industry’s latest technological innovations. We get you to a design that’s focused on your timeline, your budget and your vision.

  • Residential Site Plans (Single-family, Multi-family)
  • Commercial Site Plans
  • Definitive Subdivision Plans
  • Definitive Subdivision Roadway Design
  • Sewage Disposal System Design (aka Septic System, Title 5 System) for new construction, repairs, and upgrades using traditional methods, pressure distribution, and Innovative/Alternative (BioMicrobics FAST, Presby) solutions.
  • Sewer Connection Plans
  • Water Connection Plans
  • Watershed/Hydrologic Stormwater and Flood Modeling
  • Hydraulic Analysis and Drainage System Design
  • Stormwater Management Analysis and Design
  • Vehicular and Pedestrian Pavement Layout and Design
  • Site Utilities Layout and Design (Water, Sewer, Drain)
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Layout and Design
  • Construction Specifications
  • Collaboration with Project Design Team Consultants, i.e. Architects, Landscape Architects, Geotechnical Engineers, Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineers

Permitting

Whether it’s a local planning board or a federal regulatory agency, DGT knows the work required to win their stamp of approval. While the permitting process can be arduous, we respect its intentions and understand its rigor. We also fully understand and share your focus on avoiding unnecessary delays that add cost to your project.

Proven through decades of permit filings and public representation on our clients’ behalf, we take each step in your project’s permitting processes in a timely, efficient and, ultimately, successful way forward.

  • Wetland and Riverfront Permitting including Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA), Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD), Notice of Intent (NOI), and US Army Corps of Engineers filings
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Filings with EPA
  • Site Plan Review, Special Permit, and ZBA Permitting
  • Subdivision Permitting including “Approval Not Required” and “Definitive Subdivision”
  • Comprehensive (MGL 40B) Permitting
  • Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) Permitting
  • Scenic Road Permits
  • Curb Cut and Driveway Permits
  • Support for MESA and MEPA filings
  • Peer Review, Professional Review, and Consulting for municipalities
  • Expert Witness Review and Testimony for Engineering and Land Surveying Projects

Inspection & Construction Administration

Our team of engineers can provide that required oversight – a second set of eyes, and hands – to ensure that your project stays on target from start to finish. From decades in the industry, we’ve earned the trust of our partners to perform a spectrum of support services, including on-site construction and Title 5 inspections and continuous septic system and environmental monitoring.

It’s the vital work that keeps your site in compliance and your people working.

  • Title 5 Inspections
  • Septic System Monitoring
  • Review and Processing of Shop Drawing Submittals, RFI’s, and PCO’s.
  • Construction Related Sketch Plans
  • On-site Construction Inspections for Project Support.
  • Environmental Monitoring and Erosion and Sediment Control Inspections
  • On-site Construction Inspections for As-built Preparation and Certifications
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