80 S. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009
(856) 767-6111


Governmental Engineering and Support Services

Municipal    |    County    |    State    |    Federal

Key Engineers, Inc. provides engineering services for municipal, County, State and Federal agencies. Responsive and cooperative service to these organizations has earned Key Engineers, Inc. a reputation as a firm that produces professional work.

An integral part of the governmental services offered by Key Engineers, Inc. is construction management. Professional contract administration, construction management, and conscientious inspection of projects by the firm assures the proper completion of projects on schedule and within their budget.

  • Capital Improvements
  • Master Planning
  • Streetscape
  • Grants Consulting
  • Traffic Signalization and Geometrics
  • Traffic Impact Studies
  • Sanitary Sewer Collection & Treatment
  • Water Supply, Distribution & Treatment
  • Stormwater Management
  • Public Buildings
  • Construction Management/Inspection
  • Recreation Planning & Design
  • Redevelopment Investigations & Planning
  • Environmental Studies

The professional staff members of Key Engineers, Inc. have been serving municipalities, in the capacity of the appointed Municipal Engineer, Planning/Zoning Board Engineer, Utilities Authority Engineer, Housing Authority Engineer and Specialty Consulting Engineer since the inception of the firm in 1974.

Our experience and expertise in government service includes the successful completion of a multi-million dollar sanitary sewer collection systems. And other public infrastructure improvement projects. Our longevity in this field has built solid relationships with representatives of many governmental agencies. These relationships have enabled our firm to efficiently navigate the regulatory realm and in turn, we have provided improved service to our clients.


Traffic Engineering Studies    |    Traffic Signalization    |    Highway Reconstruction

Key Engineers, Inc. has the experience and capability to engineer solutions for today’s burgeoning traffic issues.

The firm provides traffic engineering studies, traffic signalization, intersection designs, bikeway and pedestrian way designs, and highway reconstruction design services. It is our objective to keep communities safe and provide facilities that will address the future needs for both vehicular and pedestrian transportation.

  • Traffic Volume Counts and Turning Movement Analysis
  • Traffic Signal Design, Redesign and Timing Changes
  • Intersection Geometric
  • Improvements
  • Pedestrian Circulation Design
  • Bikeway Design
  • Highway Design
  • Reconstruction

Key Engineers, Inc. conducts roadway evaluations and prepares recommendations with cost estimates to assist its municipal clients with the implementation of transportation improvement projects. Key Engineers, Inc. evaluates and secures Federal, State and County funding for those improvements each year to ease the burden on the local municipalities.

Environmental Engineering

Key Engineers, Inc. has met the challenge of the continually expanding requirements of environmental regulations.

Key Engineers, Inc. is active in the planning and implementation of landfill closures, underground fuel storage tank removal and remediation, groundwater monitoring and septic system studies.

  • Site Remediation
  • Underground Storage Tank Removal
  • Astm Environmental Site Assessments
  • Wetlands Delineation and Permitting
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Municipal Leaf and Grass Composting Facilities
  • Lake Restoration and Waterfront Development
  • Stream Encroachment/Flood Plain Management
  • Dam Design and Dam Safety Inspections
  • Pinelands Commission Development Applications
  • Soils Testing, Analysis and Evaluation
  • Septic Studies, Design and Construction
  • Brownfields and Hazardous Discharge Site Remediation Fund (Hdsrf) Loan Funding Applications and Project Management
  • Gis Environmental Constraints Mapping

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection permit applications and data are prepared for Stream Encroachment, Waterfront Development, Flood Plain Management, Dam Safety, Site Remediation, CAFRA and Green Acres programs and respective liaison conducted to expedite the permitting process.

Redevelopment of existing improved properties is a goal of the New Jersey Office of Smart Growth. Environmental engineering services provided by Key Engineers, Inc. are critical parts of the redevelopment process.

The full range of environmental services offered by the firm enables our clients to make the highest and best use of any given site.


Foundation Design    |    Building Design    |    Dam Design    |    Pedestrian Bridges

Key Engineers, Inc. has over thirty years of experience in designing structures and foundations for governmental and private sector clients. The firm also has extensive experience in designing structural modifications to existing buildings to facilitate business expansions or changes in use. This experience enables the firm to propose modifications that are individually suited to the clients needs.

  • Public Buildings Design and Modification
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Bulkheading and Sheet Piling Design
  • Pedestrian Bridges
  • Commercial Roof Modifications
  • Equipment Piers and Foundations
  • Dam and Spillway Design
  • Retaining Wall Design


Athletic Complexes    |    Bikeways    |    Waterfront Recreation    |    Funding Application

Key Engineers, Inc. has worked with its governmental and private sector clients to develop safe and modern recreational facilities throughout the region. The firm has designed both small and large scale facilities which include activity areas for field and court sports such as football, baseball, soccer, golf, miniature golf, street hockey, basketball and nature and exercise paths.

Key Engineers, Inc. has obtained numerous grants and low interest loans on behalf of its municipal clients from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Green Acres Program. The firm has assisted the recipients of these grants and loans with the design and construction of diverse recreational facilities that benefit everyone.

  • Multiple Use Athletic Complexes
  • Passive Recreation/Open Space Facilities
  • Pedestrian Paths/Nature and Interpretive Trails
  • Bikeways
  • Waterfront Recreation
  • Funding Application and Support Services

Recreational opportunities are a very important component of the quality of life that a community or developer can provide. Key Engineers, Inc. strives to insure that those opportunities are provided through the design of facilities that address the clients’ needs and safety concerns.

Transportation Enhancement Program - Streetscape

Key Engineers, Inc. has performed all necessary services for streetscape projects, from the preparation of the application for funding to the completion of the construction of the streetscape improvements.

We have prepared conceptual plans, played an integral role for the design and selection of streetscape materials, equipment and furniture to ensure consistency with the character of the surrounding neighborhood, held the public hearings, worked very closely with the federal and State, review agencies to obtain their approvals and authorization for constructing and construction management to ensure the proper construction and installation of the streetscape improvements.

The improvements have consisted of various shops and styles of pavers and concrete sidewalk, decorative street lighting and traffic control signals, decorative retaining walls, pedestrian rest areas, courtyards, pocket parks, etc.

Planning, Development and Redevelopment

Key Engineers, Inc. provides engineering and professional planning services to allow the private sector developer to transform their ideas into viable and successful projects.

Key Engineers, Inc. incorporates our many years of development experience in all phases of land development. Key Engineers, Inc. provides expert advice and service at each step, from conceptual layout to final engineering and construction management.

  • Site Planning
  • Land Subdivision
  • Landscape Design
  • Land Surveying and Land Use Planning
  • Federal, State and County Permits
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Stormwater management
  • Soil Erosion Control
  • Recreational Studies
  • Redevelopment Investigation and Planning
  • Professional Planning Services for Concept Development

Social and economic changes, aging infrastructure and other forces in the 21st century have brought about the increased implementation of the tools of redevelopment by municipalities.

The redevelopment laws in New Jersey offer broad and powerful tools to effectively change the fabric of a community and projects require meticulous procedural planning.

Key Engineers, Inc. provides professional planning services in the field of redevelopment to assist municipalities with the thoughtful design and redevelopment of its urban and suburban settings. Key Engineers, Inc. performs the initial investigation of properties to determine if they satisfy the statutory definition of being in need of redevelopment. Key Engineers, Inc. provides all necessary subsequent planning services in the formulation of a redevelopment plan and can further provide the necessary engineering services to perfect the redevelopment project.

Water Resource Engineering

Sanitary Sewer Collection and Treatment System    |    Pump Station Design    |    Municipal Well Design    |    Water Treatment & Distribution System Design

The tasks of providing and planning for a supply of clean, safe drinking water and properly treating wastewater are among the most important issues facing civil engineers today.

Key Engineers, Inc. is actively involved in all facets of water resources engineering. The firm annually assists its governmental clients in securing Federal and State funding for improving existing sanitary and stormwater facilities. The firm is actively involved in the design of new water distribution and treatment systems and sanitary sewer collection, conveyance and treatment systems for both public and private sector clients.

Key Engineers, Inc. performs the necessary studies and hydraulic analysis to prepare plans for the elimination of sanitary sewer inflow and infiltration and upgrades of antiquated pump station facilities.

The firm is also engaged in formulating and administering water use studies to address the more restrictive regulations regarding municipal water allocations.

The firm works aggressively to secure the necessary permits for the extension or rehabilitation of water and sewage facilities and is prepared to accept the challenges that this work will require in the future.

Surveying and Mapping

Boundary, Topographic & Construction Surveying    |    Geographic Information Systems (Gis)    |    Global Positioning Systems (Gps)

Surveying is the critical and necessary first step in the performance of any construction project. Key Engineers, Inc. obtains accurate and complete surveying data at the start of each project so that the engineering to be performed reflects all pre-existing conditions. This is the key to implementing projects that will proceed smoothly without costly changes in the construction.

Key Engineers, Inc. provides a broad range of surveying services to its governmental and private clients.

  • Topographic Surveys
  • Outbound Construction Surveys
  • Route Construction Surveys
  • Wetlands and Soils Mapping
  • Construction Stakeout Services
  • Geographic Information Systems

The firm has expanded its capabilities into the field of geomatics. Geomatics represents the combined fields of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and photogrammetry. The field of geomatics allows our professionals to provide the client a multi-layered representation of data that includes boundary, topography, utilities, environmental constraints, demographics and numerous other fields of information.

The civilian use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) has facilitated the rapid growth of Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Collection of volumes of field data is now able to be performed quickly and accurately using GPS and GIS programs allow that information to be layered or integrated in multiple ways.