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Urban Development & Infrastructure

For 50 years, we've worked with governments and industry worldwide on sustainable development of urban environments and their associated infrastructure systems. From transportation systems to waste and water management facilities, we provide the engineering, environmental, public engagement and permitting services needed for project approval, construction and successful operation.

With Golder's Urban Development and Infrastructure practice, you have access to a global network of skilled professionals across a wide variety of disciplines and geography. Whether it's an industrial site remediation and land reclamation effort or a metro rail or high speed rail system, we have the best people who can get your job done.

You'll find the scope of our services offered here:


Comprehensive engineering and environmental services for national, regional and local governments worldwide who are working to achieve sustainable urban development and infrastructure.

Land Development

Integrated ground engineering, environmental, and sustainable development services for new land development, industrial redevelopment, urban densification, infrastructure and site remediation worldwide.


Design, ground engineering, environmental and construction services for transportation infrastructure development and rehabilitation, including railways, roads, mass transit, marine transport and ports, and airports.


Consulting and engineering services for landfill engineering; waste management strategies; waste system design and facilities, including collection, transfer, recycling, landfill gas and waste-to-energy facilities and sustainability.


Integrated engineering and environmental services for water supply, treatment and mitigation; water management; watershed, stream and river management; aquatic preservation; environmental studies and permitting.

Software Development

At Golder, we have developed industry leading software programs that we routinely use for the assessment of key environmental issues affecting our clients. Some of these software programs include the following:

Groundwater Risk Assessment Tool for Contaminated Land.
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Sustainability decision support tool
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