What we do

JMA helps Public Agencies, Freight Railroads, Industrial Businesses and Institutions envision, build and maintain their critical infrastructure and facilities.

To discuss your project or request our qualifications now – call us at: 925.400.4356


JMA Civil provides comprehensive freight rail and transit facility design and planning services, including:

  • Conceptual, Master Planning and Final Design for Transit, Intermodal and Transload Facilities, Main Line, Shoofly and Lead Track Improvements, Industrial Parks and Unit Train Facilities
  • Design Approvals and Track Agreements with Class I and Short Line Railroads, including: Union Pacific Railroad, BNSF Railway Company, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Genesee & Wyoming
  • New and Modified Grade Crossing Design and Approvals
  • Utility Crossing and Encroachment Permits and Expediting
  • Railroad Operations and Alternatives Analyses
  • Feasibility Analyses and Cost Estimating


JMA Civil’s hydrologic and hydraulic design services include:

  • Regulatory Compliance and SWPPP Development
  • Storm Water Retention, Detention and Water Quality Design and Permitting
  • Base Flood Elevation and Watershed Studies
  • Storm Water Management Modeling using XP-SWMM, PC-SWMM
  • HEC-RAS River Analysis System and HEC-HMS Modeling
  • Bridge Hydraulics Analyses


JMA Civil offers multidisciplinary design and project management for building materials, chemicals, food and beverage, and other industrial facilities, including:

  • Site Civil, Architectural, Structural, Geotechnical, Environmental, Mechanical & Plumbing, Electrical, Survey and Landscape Design and Permitting
  • Grading and Drainage Design for Sites Large and Small
  • Water Supply Systems Design, Calculations and Fire Department Approvals
  • Storm Water and Sanitary Pump Station Design and Calculations
  • Foundations and Retaining Wall Design
  • Utility Will-Serve Letters
  • Equipment Layout and Process Design


JMA Civil delivers roadway and utility, complete streets, and accessibility design for public agency and campus sites.
Our services include:

  • Roadway, Streetscape, and Complete Streets Design
  • Parking Layout and Circulation Design
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Studies
  • Utility Design, Protection and Relocation
  • ADA Facility Analysis and Design