ELR is confident in the knowledge and skills of our proven and experienced staff members. Our licensed staff of professional engineers, surveyors, and geologists has achieved numerous industry certifications, qualifications, and awards.

  • Professional Engineers (PE) in the states of West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia
  • Professional Surveyors (PS) in West Virginia and North Carolina
  • Professional Landscape Architect (LA) in West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, and Virginia
  • Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)
  • Professional Geologists (PG) in Virginia and Kentucky
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council (IJDC)
  • Geologist Society of America (GSA)
  • Association of Engineers Geologists (AEG)
  • West Virginia Technology (WVT) Advisory Board
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
  • West Virginia Professional Land Surveyors Association (WVPLSA)
  • North Carolina Society of Surveyors (NCSS)
  • West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) Advisory Council
  • Womens Transportation Seminar (WTS)
  • Engineer's Club of Columbus (ECC)
  • American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)
  • ABCD

Design Awards

Over the past 40 years, we have achieved numerous prestigious industry awards and are recognized as a key leader in civil engineering. The following is a list of selected design awards attained by ELR since 2001.

2018 ABCD Outstanding Special Purpose Bridge awarded for Fort Hill Steps (Cleveland Metroparks)
2014 DBIA National Design-Build Project/Team Award – National Award of Merit – I-71/I-670 Interchange- Columbus Crossroads (ODOT)
2014 PCI Design Awards – Honorable Mention – Best Bridges with Main Span of More Than 150 Feet – Dodridge Street Bridge (Franklin County)
2013 Ohio Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award for Dodridge Street Bridge (Franklin County)

2013 WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

ELR was presented this award for the FRA-Dodridge Street Bridge project for its innovation and safety & mobility improvements.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) 500

  • Inclusion into the 2012 Edition of the ENR 500 under Design services at #500
  • Inclusion into the 2011 Edition of the ENR 500 under Design services at #485

WVDOH Engineering Excellence Award

  • Construction Inspection, 2009
  • Small Bridge Category, Ward Bridge, 2008
  • Large Roadway Category, US 35 Couch to Little Five Mile Creek, 2007
  • Large Roadway Category, Corridor H, 2004

Gold Award

  • Behavior of Integral Abutments with Tall Back Walls – Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services Category, 2007
  • I-79 Lodgeville As-Built Survey – Surveying and Mapping Technology Category, 2007
  • I-79 Bridges at Lodgeville Project – Transportation Category, 2003
  • Ripley Town Bridge Project – Structural: Bridges Category, 2003
  • WV Statewide Mapping and Addressing Project – Surveying and Mapping Category, 2003
  • Corridor H Surveying and Mapping Coordination Project – Surveying and Mapping Category, 2001
  • Hydrographic Survey of Ohio River at Blennerhassett Island Project – Surveying and Mapping Category, 2001
  • CAMC General Hospital 3D Survey of Parking Garage and Structural Failure Project – Surveying and Mapping Technology Category, 2004

Prequalified Services with ODOT

We are an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) pre-qualified consultant and has attained the following qualifications to perform compulsory design.

  • Non-Complex Roadway Design
  • Bicycle Facilities and Enhancement Design
  • Complex Roadway Design
  • Safety Study
  • Bridge Design Level 1 & 2
  • Bridge Inspector – Minor
  • ROW Plan Development
  • Interchange Justification/Modification Study
  • Geotechnical Engineering Services