"The region's premier civil engineering
design and land surveying firm"

 
 
 

Awards and Recognition

We’re confident our clients will vouch for our outstanding work on every project, but CDI’s repeated recognition as an industry leader provides additional assurance.

 


2003

CDI received the prestigious "Outstanding Civil Engineering Project" award from the Eastern Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers for their innovative design of the Fishback Soccer Park in Brookings, South Dakota.


2008


Inc Magazine ranked Civil Design Inc #1 in the top 50 fastest growing, privately-held independent engineering firms in the nation.  The firm’s explosive 553 percent increase in sales between 2004 and 2007 led to CDI earning the number 585 spot on the same magazine's  "Top 5000" list of the country's fastest-growing, privately-held, independent companies.


 

2011

CDI received the "Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement" award from the Eastern Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers for the design of the Rollings Game Production Area in Hudson, South Dakota.


 

2011

Civil Design Inc landed in the #5 spot on Construction Digital Magazine’s Top 10 Engineering Firms.


 

2012

Profile Magazine published a feature on founder Carey Bretsch and Civil Design, Inc. “On the Right Track” notes that CDI’s “expertise covers a wide range” and that the firm “carved a niche in the railroad industry.”


2016

 

Civil Design Inc was named one of the "50 Best Places To Work" in the region by Prairie Business Magazine. CDI was selected among nearly 950 nominations.


 

2016

Civil Design Inc's CEO, Jeffrey Cooley, is featured as a 40 Under 40 nominee by Prairie Business Magazine.


 

2016

CDI received the "Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement" award from the Eastern Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers for the design of the "MRC Railroad Rehabilitation Phase II" from Chamberlain to Presho, South Dakota.