• Heavy Industries

    PND's success is founded on our core ability to develop design solutions for unusual conditions that are innovative and efficient.

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  • Pedestrian Bridges

    PND has designed bridges for a wide range of clients and uses. Pedestrian bridges require a particularly creative approach for functionality and aesthetics.

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  • Roads & Utilities

    Our services include road and bridge design; roadway widening; pavement design; drainage; parking facilities; bridge inspection and repair; track realignment studies; and design of airport facilities such as runways and taxiways.

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  • Working Ports & Marine Terminals

    PND provides design of standardized solutions for the efficient movement of containerized freight, including: Crane Lift-On/Lift Off, Ramp Roll-On/Roll-Off, Fork-lift Pass-Pass, and Conventional Crane. We have designed over 200 docks and piers in the last ten years in both urban and rural environments.

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  • Breakwaters & Wave Barriers

    PND has specialists in oceanography, coastal engineering and marine construction. These specialists are experienced in the designs of all types of breakwaters, wave barriers, and jetties.

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  • Parks & Trails

    From kayak launches to boat launch facilities, PND is a leader in innovative systems that meet light penetration standards by public agencies. Our projects have included campsites with crushed rock access roads, site grading, and drainage, along with campground amenities such as restrooms; and picnic shelter buildings.

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  • Cruise Industry

    PND Engineers has been at the forefront of engineering development for cruise infrastructure for ports. We have developed innovative designs and overseen construction of cruise facilities throughout the world.

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  • OPEN CELL SHEET PILE™ Technology

    The OPEN CELL SHEET PILE system, developed by PND’s founders, can be utilized for wide variety of applications from high loads to seismic protection, to the encapsulation of contaminated soils.

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  • Structural & Building Engineering

    PND has a staff of qualified building/structural engineers available to provide structural design services to architects, industrial designers and planners, and local government clients.

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  • Arctic Ports

    PND's success is founded on our core ability to develop design solutions for unusual conditions that are innovative and efficient.

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  • Drive Down Floats

    Numerous marine projects require drive down floats: from loading docks to large-scale cruise ship facilities to safe pedestrian and traffic access. We maintain highly skilled engineers and related professionals to provide the wide range of engineering disciplines necessary for these structures.

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  • Bridge Design

    PND has designed highway, pedestrian, railroad, and pipeline bridges using a variety of materials, including timber, concrete, steel, fiber-reinforced plastic, and steel strand, all used in combination or individually as dictated by the best design practices.

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  • Arctic Transportation Solutions

    Our Alaskan roots put us at the forefront of Arctic engineering, and transportation in the Arctic requires a nuanced set of skills. Since our founding, PND has been a pioneer in solutions for roads, bridges, airstrips and other transportation systems.

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  • Marinas & Floats

    Float design is an art requiring the skill and experience to design for form and function. PND specializes in the planning; design and fabrication; and construction observation for in-water structures, upland accommodations, and marina facilities.

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  • Creative Buildings

    PND has a staff of qualified building/structural engineers available to provide structural design services to architects, industrial designers and planners, and local government clients.

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  • Bridge & Structural Engineering

    PND has designed highway, pedestrian, railroad, and pipeline bridges using a variety of materials, including timber, concrete, steel, fiber-reinforced plastic, and steel strand, all used in combination or individually as dictated by the best design practices.

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  • Geotechnical Engineering & Lab Testing

    PND provides an AASHTO-ASTM Accredited Soils-Material Lab to characterize soil and rock in support of our client. We pride ourselves on drilling methods, together with our drilling partners to extract the highest quality samples possible.

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  • Arctic Experience

    PND’s Alaskan roots have enabled the company to be a preeminent firm in the market of cold regions engineering, covering all subdivisions of the spectrum.

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  • Roads & Bridges

    Our services include road and bridge design; roadway widening; pavement design; drainage; parking facilities; bridge inspection and repair; track realignment studies; and design of airport facilities such as runways and taxiways.

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As we near our 40th year in operation, we are grateful for the creativity and dedication of the firm's personnel and all those who preceded us in building the firm...

Roy Peratrovich, Dennis Notthingham and Brent Drage founded PND in 1979 in Anchorage, Alaska.

PND is a dynamic civil engineering firm with more than 100 full-time employees, over half of whom are licensed engineers or surveyors.