Partnering. Planning. Producing.

Transportation Resource & Vision

Two things really inspired me about PAE’s efforts on large transportation projects: 1) The fact that we have the capability and capacity to take on large-scale complex assignments and 2) Knowing the depth of knowledge, experience and care of my workmates… It’s just awesome to be a part of.
-John Gagnard

General Services


Highway/Roadway Planning and Design


Airfield Planning and Design


Bridge Planning and Design


Cost Analysis of Transportation Projects


Construction/Engineering and Inspection – Construction, Engineering & Inspection

Featured Case Project

Replacement of O.K. Allen/Red River Bridge

Alexandria, Louisiana

  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (Client)
  • City of Pineville
  • City of Alexandria

Assignment Goal:

  • The assignment was to provide the client with project oversight and CE&I management of the construction of the new US Highway 165/71 Curtis-Coleman Bridge and demolition of the historic O.K. Allen Bridge, a $180 million project.


  • Safely constructing a new Highway Bridge while maintaining vehicular traffic on the existing adjacent bridge.
  • Managing contract documentation of multiple funding and oversight user agencies and project contractors
  • Managing and Producing creative solutions to address and solve unforeseen site complexities from project initiation to closeout/ribbon-cutting
  • Focused, diligent management by highly-experienced transportation engineering staff to keep project progress on a steady pace while creatively solving several unforeseen site challenges.


  • Unrealized sandstone substrata delayed project – PAE facilitated a re-engineering effort on-site by a ‘partnering’ with owner/contractor/engineering.
  • PAE developed a creative long-term sustainable solution for a sensitive adjacent drainage basin.
  • PAE addressed the environmental challenge of unknown medical waste landfill found within project right-of-way while, at the same time, taking great care of adjacent historic sites.