It’s Our Anniversary!

This month we are celebrating the 38th anniversary of KC Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C. (KC). If you are interested in a short history of our company, please read on! KC is a diversified, multidisciplined consulting engineering firm. KC was founded on April 13, 1983 to provide our public and private sector clients with a …

Tips for the Non-Surveyor

Have you ever been curious about surveying markouts and/or what the flags and spray paint mean? If you are interested in learning the color codes, please read on! It is important to know that these color codes follow a guideline suggested by the American Public Works Association (APWA). These utility markouts have 6 main colors, …

Plattsburgh Streetscape and Riverfront Access Design Project

This project included engineering and design services to improve riverfront access and increase visitation, connectivity, and pedestrian traffic by designing sidewalk, lighting, and aesthetic improvements. The project area included Saranac River, located between Broad Street Bridge and the pedestrian footbridge, as well as 11 total streets, parks, and green spaces. The scope of work included …

Washingtonville Culvert and Drainage Improvements Project

The project scope included replacement of the undersized culvert under State Route 94 in Washingtonville, which was located directly east of the Ahern Boulevard and State Route 94 intersection. KC was responsible for providing architectural and engineering design, bid phase, and construction administration and support services. The scope of work included field and right-of-way (ROW) …

What Goes Into a Land Surveyor’s Backpack?

Land surveying is one of the oldest professions in the world, dating back to ancient times. Surveying illuminates the features of a property, outlines property boundaries, locates underground utility lines, and so much more. So what type of equipment do surveyors usually take out into the field? We decided to ask our survey crew and …