Civil Engineering Firm

Civil engineering plays an integral role in bringing public and private developments to life. From pre-development and due diligence studies to remediation and construction phase, our firm delivers innovative land solutions throughout the entitlement and building process.

Our civil and geotechnical engineers, environmental professionals, and permitting specialists work to develop site plans, land use designs, engineering support, and inspection services for projects of every size, shape, scope, and complexity.

In addition to technical expertise, we understand complex regulatory and environmental requirements to ensure project goals are met on time and within budget.

Featured Civil Projects

McLaren’s civil engineering team has successfully undertaken hundreds of innovative projects for clients from NYC to BaltimorePhiladelphia to California, and around the world. With a portfolio spanning from high-rise developments to coastal upland sub-surface improvements, discover some of our most iconic civil work.

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Related Civil Engineering Services

With a diverse portfolio ranging from small to iconic, we bring a unique understanding of the full building lifecycle both on land and near water. McLaren offers a wide range of structural engineering services from new construction design to sustainability and resiliency.

Our geotechnical experts analyze the behavior of earthen materials and how they interact with man-made elements to best assess and monitor risks. Additionally, we support marine developments with specialized foundation engineering and design.

Our inspection, innovative design and rehabilitation services help bridge the gap between land and water infrastructure. We specialize in roadway structures, culverts full span bridges, pedestrian bridges and dams.

McLaren's Entertainment division brings places alive with specailized structural and mechanical design and engineering. From temporary to permanent, we have helped create some of the best events, concerts, entertainment facilities, displays, staging and productions worldwide.

Geomatics plays a central role in the planning of any type of site or project. Our state-of-the-art technology spans traditional land surveys to aerial drone surveys and high-tech 3D scanning and mapping.

McLaren offers full litigation support with high-tech investigation capabilities to develop detailed analyses, narrative reports, demonstrative evidence and expert witness testimony. Our experience includes roadways, bridges, property disputes, etc.

Building construction services include cranes and rigging, specialty structural engineering (SSE), connection design, demo/erection sequencing, support of excavation (SOE), structural lifting, shoring and jacking.

Our specialized facade engineers are skilled in the interdependence of envelope elements throughout the building’s life cycle and aim to improve constructability, maximize energy efficiency, strengthen security and enhance architectural vision.

With engineers, planners and scientists who focus on the complex environment where land meets water we providing resilient solutions for shoreline protection, waterfront re-development, ecosystem restoration, flood risk management and upland support.


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Dawson Bloom, PE

Vice President – Civil & Geomatics

Dawson Bloom has over 28 years of civil engineering and surveying experience. He specializes in managing complex multidisciplinary teams conducting transportation planning and design, site development, utility/lighting/infrastructure design, urban/strategic planning and design, municipal engineering and construction management.