Engineering


Engineering is a crucial component for maximizing the lifecycle of your transportation assets. It’s also important for keeping your operations and maintenance plan on time and on budget.

We incorporate our on-site operation and maintenance experience into all of our designs to mitigate constructability issues, expedite construction, and temper future maintenance costs. Our projects are designed to be cost-effective by considering material lifecycles, projecting roadway use and growth, and maximizing available funds.

Mark Boenke, PE
mboenke@PillarOMA.com | (276) 223-0500

Mark Boenke
  • 25+ Years Engineering & Transportation Maintenance Experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana and Virginia
  • Graduate of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

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Our Engineering Solutions Include:

Structural

  • Retaining Walls
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Foundations
  • Cofferdams

Traffic

  • MUTCD Sign Compliance
  • Work Zone Flow
  • Lane Extensions
  • Emergency Flow
  • Impact Analysis
  • Signal Light Timing

Site

  • ADA Compliance
  • Erosion & Sediment Control
  • Stormwater Systems
  • MS-4 Systems
  • Road Design

Utility

  • Wastewater
  • Water
  • Utility Supply
  • Lighting

Our Approach to Engineering

Collection

We gather relevant data and resource information.

  • Client's Intent
  • Site Visit
  • Ordinances & Regulations
  • Standards
  • Relevant Background Information

Assessment

We combine technology and subject matter expertise to evaluate, analyze, and assess the data.

  • Needs Analysis
  • Regulation & Ordinance Assessment
  • Site Data Analysis And Adjustments
  • Assess Various Layout Scenarios
 

Execution

We implement and monitor the plans and programs.

  • Final Plan Production
  • Final Document Production
  • Hold Pre-Bid, Bid, & Progress Meetings
  • Client Representation
  • Complete Permit Applications

Planning

We devise tailored plans and scalable solutions.

  • Perform Final Design Calculations
  • Bottom-Up Estimate
  • Develop Opinions And Position Statements
  • Develop Narratives And Supporting Documentation

PROVEN SUCCESS


We have advised several clients across North America and helped them maximize their budget while still fulfilling the needs of their roadways and transportation assets.

I-81 Storm Water Basin Repair

Project Details

VDOT Bristol District hired Pillar to design repairs for the stormwater detention basin at the I-81 Exit 14 Truck Rest Area.

What we did

Pillar designed corrective measures on sinkholes that formed due to erosion in order to get the basing functioning properly. 

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Engineering


Engineering is a crucial component for maximizing the lifecycle of your transportation assets. It’s also important for keeping your operations and maintenance plan on time and on budget.

We incorporate our on-site operation and maintenance experience into all of our designs to mitigate constructability issues, expedite construction, and temper future maintenance costs. Our projects are designed to be cost-effective by considering material lifecycles, projecting roadway use and growth, and maximizing available funds.

Mark Boenke, PE
mboenke@PillarOMA.com | (276) 223-0500

Mark Boenke
  • 25+ Years Engineering & Transportation Maintenance Experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana and Virginia
  • Graduate of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

View Full Bio

Our Engineering Solutions Include:

Structural

  • Retaining Walls
  • Bridges
  • Tunnels
  • Foundations
  • Cofferdams

Traffic

  • MUTCD Sign Compliance
  • Work Zone Flow
  • Lane Extensions
  • Emergency Flow
  • Impact Analysis
  • Signal Light Timing

Site

  • ADA Compliance
  • Erosion & Sediment Control
  • Stormwater Systems
  • MS-4 Systems
  • Road Design

Utility

  • Wastewater
  • Water
  • Utility Supply
  • Lighting

Our Approach to Engineering

Collection

We gather relevant data and resource information.

  • Client's Intent
  • Site Visit
  • Ordinances & Regulations
  • Standards
  • Relevant Background Information

Assessment

We combine technology and subject matter expertise to evaluate, analyze, and assess the data.

  • Needs Analysis
  • Regulation & Ordinance Assessment
  • Site Data Analysis And Adjustments
  • Assess Various Layout Scenarios
 

Execution

We implement and monitor the plans and programs.

  • Final Plan Production
  • Final Document Production
  • Hold Pre-Bid, Bid, & Progress Meetings
  • Client Representation
  • Complete Permit Applications

Planning

We devise tailored plans and scalable solutions.

  • Perform Final Design Calculations
  • Bottom-Up Estimate
  • Develop Opinions And Position Statements
  • Develop Narratives And Supporting Documentation

PROVEN SUCCESS


We have advised several clients across North America and helped them maximize their budget while still fulfilling the needs of their roadways and transportation assets.

I-81 Storm Water Basin Repair

Project Details

VDOT Bristol District hired Pillar to design repairs for the stormwater detention basin at the I-81 Exit 14 Truck Rest Area.

What we did

Pillar designed corrective measures on sinkholes that formed due to erosion in order to get the basing functioning properly. 

VIEW MORE PROJECTS

Catch up on the latest Pillar Talk


PILLAR Talk is a periodic publication designed to give you the ins and outs of transportation engineering. Sign up to get the inside track.

Are you counting pennies or benjamins?

Geotechnical Subsurface Investigations

singup2