Federal Agencies

Helping you build a better U.S., project by project.

At SEH, we have decades of experience supporting the federal projects most important to you. We have served many Department of Defense clients such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and have also partnered with you and many other government organizations on various IDIQ contract projects.

Across the nation, our engineers, architects and scientists are committed to helping you keep our country safer; our air, land and water cleaner; our transportation systems more efficient; and our national parks more accessible and informative.

Civil works

At SEH, we deliver a variety of civil engineering projects for USACE Districts, Department of Defense and Department of Interior Agencies across the country, including:

  • Flood risk management
  • Dam rehabilitation and construction
  • Bridge inspections
  • Structural design
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis
  • Geotechnical analysis
  • Utility modifications
  • Site design for building projects
  • Fire training facilities
  • Tank training trails
  • Army facility runways and taxiways

In addition, our teams are proficient in their understanding of FEMA, USACE, Department of Energy and Department of Defense policies, practices, regulations, design requirements, constructability issues, cost limitations and schedule importance.

Civil Works


Protecting and nurturing the environment for future generations remains foundational to Building a Better World for All of Us®. We understand that innovative yet cost-efficient solutions are important to you; our scientists strive daily to provide this on your behalf, including:

  • Environmental assessments
  • Environmental impact statements
  • Environmental remediation
  • Base redevelopment and closures
  • Brownfield redevelopment
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)


Making the most of your investments is critical, as is designing facilities that work for those who own, use and maintain them. With experience designing all kinds of federal facility types, including those listed below, we are here to provide you with the highest return possible.

  • Military base fire stations
  • Public works facilities
  • Federal libraries
  • Airport buildings
  • Armories
  • Base command offices
  • Educational facilities
  • Visitor centers
  • Health care facilities and more
Design Build

Design | Build (D|B)

Our deep background in undertaking and leading D|B projects lends itself perfectly to federal projects. We also have experience with alternative D|B methods including CM-at-risk and designer-lead D|B projects. Our experience leading and supporting D|B contracts for government projects includes:

  • Delivering design documents
  • Shop drawing reviews
  • Construction inspections
  • Specification interpretations
  • As-built drawings
  • Operations and maintenance (O&M) manuals

Established teaming and mentor/protégé relationships extends our reach to new geographies and service types, and furthers our contribution to you – the communities and agencies we serve. We’re dedicated to navigating the complexities of federal projects to, on your behalf, serve citizens across the U.S.

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  • Kinnickinnic River Flood Management
    Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, USACE - Detroit District
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Design-Build New Fire Station for Grand Forks Air Force Base
    USACE - Omaha District
    Grand Forks, North Dakota

  • Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area (YHONA) Cobble Beach Stairs
    Bureau of Land Management    
    Newport, Oregon

  • Grand Portage Heritage/Visitor Center
    National Park Service - Midwest
    Grand Portage, Minnesota

  • Roseau Flood Risk Management
    USACE - Saint Paul District
    Roseau, Minnesota

  • BLM Rawlins Field Office Building
    Bureau of Land Management
    Rawlins, Wyoming

  • Crookston Flood Risk Management
    USACE St. Paul District
    Crookston, Minnesota

  • Flat Top Detention Dam Condition Assessment and Reporting
    Bureau of Land Management
    Colorado City, Arizona

Federal Agencies We Serve

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Navy
  • Air National Guard
  • National Park Service
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • General Services Administration
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services