Beyond Surveying and Engineering

Our Services

R.A. Smith National provides a continuum of services, ranging from concept and evaluation through development.

Bridges/Structural Engineering

Highway Bridge Structures

Pedestrian Bridge Structures

Retaining Wall Design

Sign Bridge Structures

High Mast Lighting

Temporary Bridge Structures

Routine and Fracture Critical Bridge Inspection

Construction Services


Coating and Corrosion Analysis

Erosion Control

Facility Record Drawings

Grading, Curb and Gutter

Highway, Bridge Construction

Landscaping Restoration

Materials Testing

Payments Receipts, Punch Lists

Sanitary, Storm Sewer

Storm Water Conveyance/Storage

Water Main

Ecological Services

Assured wetland delineation

Wetland functional assessments

Wetland analysis, treatment and design

Wetland and waterway permitting

Wetland restoration and mitigation

Upland habitat restoration

Native planting design

Environmental monitoring, construction sites

Environmental Access Plans (EAPs)

Environmental Plans (EPs)

Environmental Assessments (EAs)

Environmental corridor refinement

Feasibility studies

Natural area assessments

Natural Resource Protection Plans (NRPPs)

Stewardship plans

Vegetation surveys including rare plant surveys

Plant community mapping and assessment

Rare and endangered species surveys

Wildlife surveys



Systems Integration

  • Web, Mobile and Desktop Applications
  • Document Management
  • GIS ETL (Extract, Transform and Load)
  • ESRI Software Consulting

Data Management

  • Database Design and Modeling
  • GPS Field Inventories and Data Collection
  • Utility Infrastructure
  • As-Built Records

Technology Implementation

  • Needs Assessment and Planning
  • Technical Support
  • Authorized ESRI Training
  • Customized Training

Geographic Analysis

  • Resources and Territorial Analysis
  • Demographics Studies
  • Pattern Modeling
  • Economic Development


Grants Research/Writing

Grants Consultation


Grant Writing

Online, Compiled Grants and Funding Directory 

Wisconsin Grant Seekers Group on LinkedIn

Landscape Architecture

Site Planning and Analysis

Park and Open Space Planning & Design

Native Planting and Landscape Restoration Plans

Sustainable Site Design


Plazas, Memorials and Public Spaces

Entry Features and Custom Site Amenities

Horticultural Consultation

Water Features

Planting Design

Irrigation Design

Vegetation Inventory, Evaluation and Analysis

Irrigation Design

Rainwater Harvesting and Reuse

Water Efficiency Solutions

Irrigation System Design

Smart Irrigation Planning

Municipal Services

Bike/pedestrian path planning

Bluff stabilization

Capital improvement planning

Dam rehabilitation

Drainage problem resolution

Impact fee reports/studies

Industrial, business parks

Inter-municipal agreements

Ordinance and resolution writing

Park layouts

PermiTrack web-based applications—storm water permit compliance, erosion control

Plan/plat review

Public boat launches, piers

Public improvement evaluation

River walks, parklands

Roadway design, inventory, rehab

Roadway management plans

Sanitary sewer planning studies

Sanitary sewer, storm sewer design

Sewer system evaluation surveys

Storm water management plans

Zoning/land use regulations


Land Use Planning

Park Planning and Design

Sports and Recreational Facilities

Site Design

Brownfields Redevelopment

Business, Corporate, Industrial Park

Civic/Public Building


Corporate, Campus, Office

Educational/Religious Facilities

Entertainment, Hospitality

Health Care



Shopping Center

Sports, Park & Recreational Facilities

Urban Redevelopment


ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys






Certified Survey Maps


Control Surveying

Construction Surveys

Construction Staking

Easement Exhibits

Forensic/Accident Reconstruction

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

Land Divisions

Legal Descriptions

Plat of Surveys

Property Surveys


Subdivision Platting


Wetlands Delineation

Sustainable Design

Low-Impact Site Design

Rainwater Collection - Irrigation Water Efficiency

Native Landscape Design

LEED Certification Assistance


Transportation Planning and Design

Roundabout Analysis and Design

Traffic Engineering/Analysis



Interactive Visualization Tools


Site Exhibits


Virtual Tours with Narration

Water Resources

Bridge Hydraulics and Sizing

Channel Naturalization Design

Dam Failure Analysis

Floodplain Studies

Floodplain Boundary Changes

Stormwater Management Planning and Design

Stream Modification

Watershed Analysis and Planning

Waterway Permitting

Wetland-Impacts Permitting and Mitigation

3D Laser Scanning


2d-3d Modeling

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