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Roadway and Bridge Design

First Group specializes in roadway and bridge projects, large and small. From feasiblity studies to plan preparation and project specifications, our group performs all the civil engineering consulting services your roadway and bridge projects need. In doing so, we’re prompt, detail-oriented and dedicated to achieving total client satisfaction.


  • Feasibility Studies
  • Funding Applications
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Surveying
  • Plan Preparation
  • Project Cost Estimate
  • Project Specifications


  • Traffic Signal Design and Signal Timing
  • Computerized System Control of Traffic Signals
  • Traffic Signage and Pavement Markings
  • Intersection Channelization
  • Highway Capacity Analysis
  • Accident Study and Analysis
  • Traffic Volume Counts
Hammond, Indiana

Ongoing local street improvement program. Projects include single block improvements to projects over one mile in length. Work involved is pavement resurface or replacement, new curbs, storm drains, sidewalks, landscaping, tree planting and drives. Work is completed quickly –less than six months– and must utilize only existing right-of-way.

Indianapolis, Indiana

On-call services for local street improvement program for undetermined locations. Ongoing work includes curb replacement, new sidewalks, drives, and accessibility curb ramps. Also, it may include resurfacing the existing pavement.

Hamilton County, Indiana

Intersection improvement projects including converting two sites from 4-way stop intersections to roundabout intersections. Work included new pavement, curbs, drainage, street lighting and signing, and pavement markings.

Dyer, Indiana

Approximately three miles of new roadway construction for Calumet Avenue from US 30 to Main Street. Work included new four-lane pavement, curbs, sidewalks, drainage, detention pond, bridges, lighting, signals, signage, and right-of-way engineering and acquisition of 70 parcels. This federally funded project was completed in five phases.

East Chicago, Indiana

New interchange design on SR 912 (Cline Avenue) to the East Chicago Marina. Work included on-off ramp design, reinforced earth retaining walls, capacity calculations for new ramps, signs, lighting, signals, utility relocation oversight, and construction observation.

Highland, Indiana

This project involved roadway reconstruction on Kennedy Avenue from Main Street to 45th Avenue. The design included a new three-lane pavement with the center lane a two-way left turn lane, curbs, sidewalks, drainage, street lighting, signals, signing, and pavement markings.

SR 28 in Clinton County, Indiana for the Indiana Department of Transportation

Highway reconstruction and relocation on SR 28 from I-65 to three miles west of Frankfort. This $10,000,000 project widened SR 28 to a four-lane highway and by-passed the Town of Jefferson. The design included one bridge.

I-74 in Shelby County, Indiana for the Indiana Department of Transportation

Interstate rehabilitation project on I-74 from just east of the SR 9 interchange to the Middletown interchange. This design included rubblizing the existing pavement and paving over it, drainage improvements, bridge rehabilitation plans, interchange improvements, and extensive maintenance of traffic.