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About Us

"Forward vision must look in all directions if that vision is to be meaningful." – Edward J. D’Alba, PE, Urban Engineers Founder

Who We Are

We are a multidisciplinary planning, design, environmental, and construction support services consulting firm headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded as a seven-person firm in 1960, Urban has grown to a staff of more than 450 employees located throughout 15 regional offices across the United States. With this growth and the ever-changing market, our mission has remained the same: to be our clients’ first choice by providing consistent, quality services.

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What We Do

Through planning, design, and construction support, our experts put their passion to work to improve your everyday built environment, wherever that may be. We provide services for facilities, ports & waterways, public transportation, railroads, airports, energy & utilities, bridges, and roadways. Our goal at Urban is to enhance how people live, work, and play.

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How We Work

We are a diverse Team that believes inclusion, acceptance, understanding, and respect for diverse cultures and backgrounds leads to fresh ideas as well as personal and professional growth. Our Team works together with our clients through collaboration and communication in order to fully understand projects so that we can successfully deliver on clients’ goals.

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Urban is committed to providing quality professional services that meet our clients’ requirements. Urban implements a quality management system that is ISO 9001:2015 certified and is focused on client satisfaction and continual improvement.


Urban's ISO 9001:2015 certificate (#C2023-01683) was issued by Perry Johnson Registrars, a world-class management systems certification body. The scope of Urban's certification covers engineering, consulting, project management, project management oversight, construction management, and construction inspection services. The certification encompasses activities at ten of Urban's offices, making it a significant achievement for the firm.

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