Our team of experts provides innovative solutions for the multimodal demands of traffic and the impact it has on communities, safety, and the environment. With a focus on quality and value, we always advocate for our clients, helping them make transportation safer, smarter, and more connected.

Burns offers a wide range of highway, bridge and traffic engineering services, as well as environmental engineering and public involvement. We work closely with our clients to understand the most challenging aspects of their large road and bridge infrastructure projects – and strive to exceed expectations while maximizing construction funding.

Our Capabilities Include

  • Bridge Design and Inspection
  • Environmental Studies and Permitting
  • Highway, Road, and Intersection Design
  • ITS and Signage Structures
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities
  • Public Involvement and Engagement
  • Smart Infrastructure
  • Traffic Planning and Engineering
  • Traffic Signals and Systems

The 9th Street Project

In an effort to revitalize the Chinatown community and more seamlessly integrate a highly traveled road into the neighborhood, Burns worked with The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation, the City of Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to rehabilitate 9th Street between Callowhill and Vine Streets. Click video to learn more.

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John E. Burns
John E. Burns, PE, LEED® AP
Chief Operating Officer/Senior Vice President,