• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Waterfront Amenities

    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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  • Working Ports and 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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  • Transportation Engineering

    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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  • Pedestrian Bridge Design

    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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  • Geotechnical Engineering & Soils Testing

    We have been involved in the design of over 20,000 piles for pipeline supports, building foundations, bridge piers, and dock construction...

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  • Small Boat Harbors

    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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  • Roads and 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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  • 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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  • Port Design

    PND's marine projects are often subject to the severe loading unique to many coastal and inland waterway locations. High seismic loads, high tidal or water level fluctuations, high velocity winds at exposed locations, and low temperature environments are design criteria that we deal with on a routine basis. We understand how to design effective foundation systems for conditions ranging from shallow bedrock to deep soft soils.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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.

Our mission is to provide innovative and responsive civil engineering services. PND's vision is to improve human health, environments and prosperity through civil engineering.