RVE provides bridge and structural engineering and National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) condition inspection services for federal, state, county, agency and municipal owned bridges and culverts. RVE’s engineering capabilities range from bridge rehabilitation to complete replacements in accordance with DOT, AASHTO and agency standards. We review site constraints, initial costs and maintenance costs to arrive at a suitable structure that fits the needs of our clients. RVE’s NBIS condition inspections range from routine biennial inventory inspections to in-depth, emergency inspections. Inspection evaluations include ratings of substructure and superstructure components, scour ratings and priority repair recommendations. Our inspection work is performed under the direction of registered professional engineers certified by the FHWA. 

Services include:

  • Superstructure design including prestressed concrete and steel materials
  • Substructure design including concrete abutments, piers and retaining walls
  • Culvert design including concrete and steel types.
  • Stream hydraulics and hydrology
  • Geotechnical and structure foundation design and analysis
  • Feasibility studies/engineering analysis
  • NBIS safety and condition inspections
  • In-depth bridge inspection
  • Load rating analysis
  • Emergency and priority inspection and repairs
  • Safety and stability evaluation
  • Retaining wall design

Our Services

Our professional staff includes experts in the major areas of engineering required to support capital facilities and infrastructure improvements, land use planning and redevelopment, tax map maintenance, GIS database, environmental support services, resident engineering, construction inspection, owner’s representation, program management, technical and administrative support services.

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RVE has grown to more than 450 employees in offices throughout the middle and south Atlantic regions of the United States. Get in touch today to find out about our services or career opportunities.