Transportation Engineering

The GFA team is extensively versed in AASHTO Geometric Road Design Standards, the Highway Capacity Manual, and MDOT’s Project tracking software, including ProjectWise, FieldManager, FieldBook, and FieldBuilder. Our extensive experience includes the design and application of MDOT’s Standard Specifications for Construction, the design and construction administration of both MDOT and Federally funded road projects, navigating Road Project Funding mechanisms and requirements, and the Contract and Material testing parameters involved in State and Federally funded Road Projects.

GFA is fluent in Construction coordination and contract administration for multi-million dollar projects with multiple funding sources and inherent associated financial tracking, contractors, and suppliers/ vendors. 

  • Roadway and pavement design
  • Pedestrian paths and sidewalks
  • MDOT Pre-qualified engineers and techs in XX categories
  • Work with State Departments of Transportation, county agencies, and communities
  • Apply for Grants and Federal Funding
  • Maximize funding on projects
  • Current design standards
  • State of the art software
  • Aesthetics, streetscapes, drainage, utility, maintaining traffic in mind
  • Grant applying, to preliminary to final design to construction and project closeout
  • Permitting assistance
  • Innovative solutions and community engagement
  • Accurate construction estimates
  • Parking Lot Design
  • Projects: 8th Street Reconstruction, M-72 Round-A-Bouts, Keystone/Hammond Intersection

Gourdie Fraser, Inc.

123 W Front St
Traverse City, MI   49684

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