Civil / Site Planning

This sector of our Civil Department focuses on the specialized engineering disciplines that relate to subdivision and site development, stormwater planning and management and miscellaneous engineering needs not specifically related to transportation. Our work includes projects for public sector clients, state and not-for profit agencies, universities and school districts, residential, commercial, and industrial clients. Our experienced team can help coordinate your specialized Design-Build project. Let our vast experience, innovative yet cost effective approach and successful involvement with these types of projects work for you on your next exciting project.

Civil Site Development Services

  • Computer-aided Design Drafting
  • Computer Modeling Programs for Stormwater
    Hydrology and Hydraulic Calculations and Analysis HEC-RAS/HEC-HMS
  • Wetlands Determinations
    soils exploration and report (sub-consultant)
  • Archaeological Studies and Report
  • Funding Application Assistance
  • Permit Applications
    MoDOT/IDOT/SHPO/MDNR/IEPA/US Army Corps of Engineers/Rail/Local


Typical Civil Projects

  • Subdivision Development
  • Site Development Planning for Building Construction
    coordination with project architect
  • Parking Lots/Driveways/Sidewalks
  • Utilities
  • Step Structures
  • Retaining Wall Systems
  • Stormwater Management Systems and Facilities
  • Sediment and Erosion Control Systems
  • Stormwater Detention Facilities

Related Experience

Boonville Main Street Sidewalk Project

Assistance to city to apply for USDA-RD funding for this project to extend sidewalks south of Poplar Street, improving pedestrian safety along the busy thoroughfare and providing improved access from the residential district to a local shopping area. Project activities included route survey, design of the new 5-ft wide, ADA compliant, 4” PCC sidewalks, sidewalk and street repair as needed along project route; production of plans and specifications, contract and bidding documents in accordance with USDA-RD guidelines, assistance with bidding (attendance at bid opening/bid tabulation), and complete construction phase services.

Jefferson City Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department Multi-Use Sidewalk and Trails Project

MECO was contracted by the Jefferson City Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department to plan and design a new sidewalk trail system. Under the expert direction of Scott E. Vogler, PE, the comprehensive 22,000 LF sidewalk and trail system was developed.

Master Planning | Silex R-1 School District, Silex, MO

MECO Engineering is in the process of preparing a Master Plan for proposed site improvements at the Silex School. Work on the Master Plan is underway at this time. The Master Plan will identify requirements and design elements to complete the scope of work listed below, including cost estimates for each listed item. Ball Fields, Sports Lighting, Bus Maintenance Building, Paving for Parking Lots, Track, Supporting Concession/ Storage Building, Playground Improvements.

Hannibal School District #60, Mark Twain Elementary

Site Survey (Topographic) / Sanitary Sewer Extension / Site Development and Grading Plan / Construction Phase Services MECO provided the topographic survey of the existing Mark Twain Elementary School as a sub-consultant to Architechnics,