Welcome to DLZ! We take a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to professional services. This allows us to build and lead successful project teams dedicated to providing solutions that save money, improve operations, and solve problems.

Our vision is simple: Create successful partnerships with our clients that facilitate trust, commitment, and communication.

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    We are dedicated to creating responsive, memorable architecture. Exceptional design is the result of strong leadership and teamwork. Furthermore, DLZ’s design process includes the use of the latest design software and a focus on sustainable design principles.

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    We keep communities moving. We design complex interchanges, restore historic bridges, and develop traffic solutions. In addition, our team creates trails, educates the public on roundabouts, and advances transit systems.

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    We have been assisting clients in solving their public works projects for nearly a century. As a leading design and consulting firm, DLZ is skilled in all water/wastewater services.

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    A leader in design and construction of public infrastructure, our construction services division provides construction management, construction observation, scheduling, claims analysis, document control, risk analysis, value engineering, field quality control, and laboratory testing for the construction and rehabilitation of transportation and utility projects.

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    We understand. These are unprecedented times. While DLZ’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak is evolving and changing daily, we want you to know that we’re here when you need us. Please understand, DLZ remains fully operational and also adjusts to remote work arrangements and social distancing practices on job sites.

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Recent DLZ News

DLZ Welcomes Senior Construction Manager Peter McHugh to the Firm

DLZ is pleased to welcome Peter McHugh, PE to the firm’s Ohio team. As a Senior Construction Manager based out of the Cleveland office, Mr. McHugh will primarily focus on expanding our Field Services operation throughout northern Ohio. As a recent Ohio Department of Transportation retiree, Mr. McHugh brings a vast array of contributions to…

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Gary Bowen Named Senior Vice President of DLZ’s Ohio Operations

Mr. Bowen helps manage the Ohio operations and builds and nurtures client relationships. In his 25-year tenure, Gary has been instrumental in overseeing DLZ’s Field Services for Ohio and Pennsylvania and offers a wealth of experience managing the firm’s surveying and construction management services. In the past year, Gary has led some of DLZ’s largest…

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DLZ Welcomes Scott Campbell as Director of Ohio Transportation

DLZ is pleased to welcome Scott Campbell, PE to the firm’s Ohio team. As the Director of Ohio Transportation, Scott will manage DLZ’s transportation efforts throughout the state and focus on enhancing the firm’s presence in Ohio. With more than 18 years of consulting experience in the architecture/engineering industry, he brings a wealth of experience…

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The DLZ Difference

A Multidisciplinary Service Approach to Meet Your Goals

Our ownership structure offers us the flexibility to autonomously make efficient and swift business decisions. Our project managers and client-facing teams have a thorough grasp on the needs and requirements of the communities that we serve. This not only serves as a competitive advantage to DLZ and ensures we are readily available to meet to rising needs of our clients.

Latest Awards

  • Top 500 Design Firms #139 Engineering News-Record, 2023

  • Midwest Top Design Firms #14 Engineering News-Record Midwest, 2022

  • Building Design+Construction’s Giants 400 Report #38 Top  Engineering/Architecture Firms, 2023

  • Largest Central Ohio Minority-Owned Business #2 Columbus Business First, 2022

  • Building Design+Construction’s Giants 400 Report #3 Top Justice Facility/Public Safety, 2023

  • Building Design+Construction’s Giants 400 Report #31 Federal Government Engineering + E/A Firms, 2023

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