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We Help You Drive Positive Change

Transportation and traffic engineering consulting that provides a clear direction.

If your urban or rural community needs to improve its transportation and traffic engineering to support growth and economic development, the best place to start is with Shive-Hattery.

From designing bridges, roundabouts, and trails to creating real-world traffic models and resolving traffic issues like backups or frequent accidents, Shive-Hattery creates infrastructure improvements that function well, serve the natural environment, and bring a new level of beauty to your community.

The Grand Ave extension is the realization of over two decades of planning by the City of Ames.

Trail Bridge

Jurgensen Bridge in Winterset, IA was relocated to the nearby Cedar Lake and serves as a signature crossing over the spillway.


All Roads Lead to Shive-Hattery

How will people interact with your transportation infrastructure? Creating safe and satisfying experiences is Shive-Hattery’s biggest priority. We’ll help you understand not only the technical and environmental aspects of your project, but also how community members will respond to and interact with it.


From Byways to Highways—and Beyond

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“Shive-Hattery has the unique ability to use productive project management tools to bring their clients dreams into reality. We are amazed by their professionalism, work ethic, and positivity and will definitely use them for future projects.”

Jason Craft | City Engineer, City of Clinton, IA

Open House with Scroll Plot and Signage, Public Engagement Drive to Prosperity – Bluff Boulevard

Known for Award-Winning Work

Supporting excellence in public works.

Our transportation and traffic engineering work is frequently recognized by the American Public Works Association for its performance and far-reaching impact. While we don’t do it for recognition, we’re proud of what we help our communities achieve.

Roundabout 5 Leg Springdale Drive

10 Things To Look Forward To In the Drive to Prosperity

One Firm, Many Solutions

We have all the resources you need.

Shive-Hattery has in-house architecture, engineering, and design resources we can rely on if your project spans beyond transportation and traffic engineering consulting to include civil engineering, landscaping, environmental services, or stormwater improvements.

About Us

Promoting Safety & Satisfaction

Our transportation and traffic engineering consulting team is led by certified professionals who are specialists in everything from material testing and storm water management to erosion control and traffic operations.

Hiawatha North Center Point Road Bus stop and biking pedestrian