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Right-of-Way Facilities

Modernizing public transportation.

Burns’ railroad and transit facility designs enhance the travel experience while keeping passengers continually on the go.

Our full-service engineering solutions create amenity-rich transit stations and high-performance operational facilities.

Planning & Consulting

  • Condition Assessments
  • Energy Assessments and Sustainability Studies
  • Alternative Delivery Owners Support
  • State of Good Repair
  • Waterproofing
  • Space Programming
  • Equipment Layouts
  • QA/QC Inspections
  • ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) Review
  • Code Compliance
  • Restoration Design Services

Electrical Systems

  • Electrical Distribution and Emergency Power Systems
  • Aerial/Underground/Power/Telephone Cables
  • Grounding Systems
  • Lighting (Interior, Exterior, Emergency, Safety, Vandalism)
  • Microgrids
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
  • Resilient and Sustainable Power
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Mechanical & Plumbing

  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Steam/Water Mains
  • Sanitary, Storm and Combined Sewer Systems
  • Process Piping Systems
  • Gas and Pipeline Pressure Mains

Fire Protection

  • Pumping Stations
  • Fire Protection and Suppression Systems
  • Smoke Detection Evacuation Systems

Technology & Security

  • Technology Selection and Integration
  • Telecommunication System Designs
  • Electronic and Physical Security Design
  • Strategic Security Planning
  • Systems Integration
  • Life Safety Alarms, Public Address Systems, Emergency Signage
  • Digital Content Strategy
  • Perimeter Intrusion Detection System (PIDS)
  • Parking Systems
  • ROW Cable Design


  • Structural Assessments and Rehabilitation
  • Foundation Design
  • Steel and Concrete Maintenance Facility Design
  • Catenary Structure Design
  • Station Platform and Building Design
  • Pedestrian and Rail Bridges and Tunnels

An ENR Top-25 rail and transit design firm, Burns has expertise in these areas to:

Inspire with experience planning, engineering, integrating and managing construction for vital system revitalizations, extensions, and facility expansions.

Create cost-effective, innovative and sustainable solutions ranging from M/E/P design and technology integration to security and structural enhancements.

Deliver safe and inviting passenger stations, dependable operations and maintenance facilities.

Meet Our Team

Tony Koltuv, PMP

Senior Vice President, Railroad & Transit

Clay Payne, PE

Vice President, Right-of-Way and Facilities

Erica Antoine, PE

Railroad & Transit Project Manager

Henry Mercaldo, Jr., PE

Railroad & Transit Project Manager

May Elkhattab, PE, PMP, DBIA

Railroad & Transit Project Manager

Scott McKelvie

Director of Business Development, Railroad & Transit