Based in Costa Mesa, Civil Works specializes in public works planning and design services for municipal, transportation, and drainage and stormwater, and site civil projects. We work primarily for public clients providing project development from project inception through design and ultimately through construction. Founded in 2005, Civil Works is a certified DBE/WBE/SBE in the State of California.

Our projects encompass a variety of development levels including:

> Preliminary Engineering
> Final Engineering
> Plan Check/ Peer Review/Constructability Review
> Construction Engineering Assistance
> Funding Application Assistance

The types of projects we focus our expertise on:

> Transportation
  • Roadway, highway and freeway widening
  • Freeway/Highway interchange improvements
  • Roadway intersection improvements
  • Pavement rehabilitations
  • Grade separations
  • Parking lots and parking structures
  • Pedestrian facilities and bike trails
  • Streetscapes and medians
  • Local/State/Federal funding grant application preparation
> Site Development
  • Site grading
  • Drainage design
  • Stormwater management (WQMP/SUSMP, SWPPP)
  • Utility design and coordination
> Drainage & Stormwater Improvements
  • Hydrology and hydraulic studies, and reports
  • Drainage design plans
  • Water pollution control plans
  • Erosion control plans
  • Storm Water Data Reports (SWDR) as required by Caltrans
  • Water Quality Management Plans (WQMP)
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP, QSD)
> Project Management
  • Project management
  • Subconsultant management
  • Owner’s representation
  • Independent checker
  • Cost estimating and scheduling
  • Local/State/Federal funding grant application preparation
  • Construction engineering assistance


The Civil Works Engineers, Inc. (CWE) team is pleased to announce that
as of July 15th, 2022 we have joined the team at David Evans and Associates, Inc.

We will continue to provide our services as part of David Evans and Associates, Inc.

Please note our new contact information:

Marie Marston:, (714) 665-4561

Reception: (800) 721-1916