What Defines a Civil Engineer?

Civil engineering is a field of engineering sciences, related to design, construction and maintenance of buildings, dams, bridges, tunnels, highways and other structures by the use of physical laws, mathematical equations and theories of mechanics. Civil Engineers utilize the available resources (expertise, materials, manpower) to complete the project in the given time span keeping in view the time, expenditure, environmental issues and physical hazards of the project.

Also known as the mother of all engineering, it is the oldest, broadest, most useful of all engineering sciences.

Civil Engineering Services

Have a complex project? Whittemore and Haigh Engineering, Inc has been assisting clients in the private, commercial, industrial, institutional and fiduciary sectors since 2001. Our clients depend on our team of skilled professionals to provide sensible, economic solutions to their complex projects. As a full service firm, our team is prepared to assist you with your project regardless of size or complexity. Please view are partial list of civil engineering services and contact us for additional information.

  • Roadway and Parking Lot Design and Investigationculvert
  • Embankment Stabilization
  • Storm Water Analysis and Design
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Third Party Review of Development Plans and PADEP Permits
  • NPDES MS4 Municipal Storm Water
  • Hydraulic Modeling - HECRAS, HEC2, Hydraflow
  • Hydrology Modeling - HydroCAD
  • PADEP General and Joint Permits
  • Box Culvert Design
  • Retaining Wall Design
  • Detention Basin Permeability and Design (Gulph Permeability Testing)
  • Foundation Design and Recommendations
  • Design of Infiltration BMPS
  • Design Subsurface Storage Basins