TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

Our staff has nationally recognized expertise in transportation planning services.

  • Community Impact Assessments
  • Socio-Economic Analysis
  • Context Sensitive Solutions
  • Indirect & Cumulative Effects
  • Public Involvement
  • Environmental Justice Analysis
  • Section 4(f)
  • Section 6(f)
  • GeoEnvironmental
  • Environmental Streaming Research and Policy
  • Consultant Oversight Management Services (Thrid Party Reviews)

*NCDOT discipline codes 36, 116, 171, 261, 276, and 315.

NATURAL RESOURCES

Our staff has extensive experience in providing natural resources services.

  • Natural Resources Technical Reports
  • Wetland Delineation'
  • Jurisdictional Determinations
  • Stream Classifications
  • Biological Assessments/Surveys
  • Threatened and Endangered Species
  • Natural Community Classifications
  • Section 404/401 Permitting
  • GIS modeling and analysis

*Prequalified in WV for Natural Resources and NCDOT discipline codes 59, 243, 280, and 544.

CULTURAL RESOURCES

ELR has nationally recognized experts in cultural resources.

  • Section 106
  • Historic Bridges

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING

ELR offers a full range of services to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and associated environmental laws, including state-specific State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) laws and regulations.

  • Categorical Exclusions
  • Programmatic Categorical Exclusions
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements

*Prequalified in WV for NEPA Services and NCDOT discipline codes 32 and 63.

LONG RANGE & CORRIDOR PLANNING

Our staff has extensive experience in providing long-range planning services.

  • Travel Demand and Forecasting
  • Statewide Models
  • Planning & Environmental Linkages (PEL) Studies
  • Performance Measures
  • Systems Transportation Planning
  • Intermodal Planning
  • Traffic Engineering & Policy
  • Freight Planning
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Access management
  • Site Impact Analysis

TRAINING

ELR has nationally recognized instructors who have developed and taught courses on a wide range of transportation planning topics.

  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)
  • Planning & Environmental Linkages (PEL) / Integration
  • Highway Capacity
  • Context Sensitive Solutions
  • Community Impact Assessments

Sample Planning and Environmental Projects

Title

Location

Cost

Client

Cut Sheet

*C-5613J Hickory St. Intersection Improvements Cornelius, NC NCDOT Division 10
Grant Street Bridge Data Collection Bluefield, West Virginia City of Bluefield
Harvey Road Connector PEL Study Wayne County, WV Wayne County Commission
Merit Solar – Pipeline Road Tompkinsville, Kentucky Merit Solar
Long-range Planning Training Assistance North Carolina NCDOT Transportation Planning Div.
NEPA-SEPA 101: Understanding the Basics North Carolina NCDOT Environmental Policy Unit
R-2553 US 70 Kinston Bypass Craven, Jones, & Lenoir Counties, NC NCDOT Division 2
*SC 133 Bridge Replacement Feasibility Study Pickens County, SC SCDOT

* ELR is awaiting NTP and reactivation of the assignment.