The professionals at WallacePancher Group—a top civil engineering firm—know how to navigate the complex Transportation Project Development Process on projects across the tri-state region (PA, WV and OH) and throughout the United States.

Our integrated team of transportation engineers and scientists have the knowledge and experience to perform the studies and develop the designs needed to meet the rigorous requirements of transportation agencies while satisfying Federal and State environmental regulations. Our environmental consultants ensure that all of the necessary regulations are met, preventing roadblocks down the line.

WallacePancher group has completed projects for private enterprises, townships, villages, cities, counties, and State agencies. Many of our team members have over 30 years of experience in design studies, construction plans, and construction administration and inspection on a wide diversity of highway projects.

Let the skilled professionals at WallacePancher Group help plan and design your next project to achieve maximum success.


What We Do


  • Interstate and Expressways
  • Streets, Turnpikes, Connector Roads
  • Traffic Control Systems – Signalization
  • Maintenance of Traffic
  • Lighting and Electrical
  • Interchange Modification Studies
  • Traffic Enhancement/Hazard Elimination Studies
  • Corridor Planning Studies/Traffic Impact Studies
  • Intersection Capacity and Safety Studies
  • Commercial Roadway and Parking Design
  • Access Roads
  • Culvert Crossing Design
  • Highway Occupancy Permits
  • Hydrologic & Hydraulic (H&H) Studies
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
  • Post-Construction Storm Water Management
  • Construction Administration
  • Bikeways
  • Railroads
  • Airports


  • Courthouse Research
  • Legal Description
  • Right of Way Plans
  • Topographic Base Map Preparation
  • Property Boundary Surveys
  • Construction Stakeout
  • GPS Data Acquisition
  • GIS Mapping
  • Centerline Plats
  • Property Maps


  • Wetland Delineations
  • Stream Classification and Assessment
  • Aquatic Resource Mitigation Design
  • Stream Restoration Design
  • T&E Species Coordination
  • Macroinvertebrate Sampling
  • Taxonomic Identification
  • NEPA Documentation (EIS, CEE, BRPA)
  • General Permits
  • State Permits
  • USACE Nationwide Permits
  • Section 401 / 404 Permitting
  • Purpose & Need Studies
  • Alternatives Analysis

What is Transportation Engineering?

Structural engineering deals primarily with the design, analysis, and construction of structures to ensure their strength and stability. The practice combines scientific and mathematical principles to develop durable structures that can survive various stressors and environmental factors.

Transportation engineering is a branch of civil engineering that focuses on the planning, design, operation, and management of transportation systems. This type of engineering includes roads, highways, railways, airports, seaports, and public transportation networks. The goal of a top civil engineering firm is to provide safe, efficient, and sustainable movement of people and goods.

Let’s look at some of the most important aspects of transportation engineering:

Mobility – Transportation engineering plays an important role in the movement of people and goods, enabling economic activities, trade, and social interactions. It involves designing and maintaining transportation networks to ensure smooth flow and connectivity.

Safety – Ensuring the safety of transportation systems is a primary concern for civil engineers. Transportation engineers design and implement measures to minimize accidents and improve road safety, such as traffic signal systems, signage, road markings, and safety barriers. They also analyze accident data to identify high-risk areas and develop strategies for improvement.

Efficiency – Transportation systems need to be efficient to handle increasing demands. Transportation engineers employ techniques like traffic flow analysis, simulation modeling, and intelligent transportation systems to enhance operational efficiency.

Sustainability – With growing concerns about environmental impacts, civil engineers aim to promote sustainable transportation options. This includes designing and promoting public transit systems, developing infrastructure for bicycle lanes and pedestrian-friendly paths, and exploring alternative fuels and energy-efficient technologies. When you choose the Wallace Pancher group, you get access to the best environmental consulting services in the area.