Infrastructure projects are the fundamental backbone of our communities. Knight Piésold provides specialized geotechnical and structural engineering and environmental services to a wide variety of infrastructure projects, including:

  • Transportation infrastructure
  • Stormwater management and infrastructure
  • Water-retaining structures
  • Silos, bunkers, and staithes
  • Residue storage facilities
  • Reinforced and pre-stressed concrete
  • Earth-retaining structures
  • Reinforced and plain masonry
  • Structural steelwork
  • Wind-sensitive structures

From initial feasibility and cost studies, to detailed design, specification and construction supervision, Knight Piésold provides the following services for infrastructure projects:

  • Planning and feasibility studies
  • Site and structural stability investigations
  • Foundation and pile designs
  • Cost engineering
  • Forensic audits
  • Seismic design
  • Design structures
  • Construction management
  • Contract administration


An efficient transportation network is an important contributing factor to the growth and sustainability of an economy. Our transportation specialists have extensive knowledge and skills in a variety of construction environments, ranging from rural and urban roads, railroads, road rehabilitation, and community-based construction.

From feasibility to completion, our transportation experts offer services in conceptual design, geometric design, bridge and stormwater structures, stormwater management, pavement management systems, materials investigation, surfacing and layer works design, mass earthworks, and traffic planning and engineering.

At Knight Piésold, we have been providing transportation engineering services to our clients since 1921. We pay particular attention to delivering fit-for-purpose designs that best meet the budget and design life requirements of our clients.  We have successfully completed national roads, minor roads, and site roads for mining projects.

What our clients find especially beneficial when working with Knight Piésold is that we are a dynamic team and that our designs are carried out according to international best practice.