Night-time aerial of Somerville Avenue entering Union Square, Somerville

Bruce Cahoon Water Treatment Plant, Harwich

East Broadway Roadway and Streetscape Improvement, Somerville

Boulderwood Subdivision, Peabody

Drainage Improvements, Middlesex Ave, Somerville

Explaining the Somerville Ave Rendering

For the past several years at DCI, we've used throughout our marketing program a rendering of our work on the $22-million full-depth reconstruction of Somerville Avenue in Somerville. The piece, drawn by the talented Bill Pardy, is unique in that it's not just a...

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Chuckie Harris Park, Somerville

This $950K park project was designed to provide more green space to the neighborhood and reduce air pollution, as the park abuts Route I-93. The engineering scope included drainage, utilities and stormwater management design. DCI coordinated all utility and drainage design with a proposed landscape layout and grading ensuring a compatible design from subsurface utilities up to the above grade park features.

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Meet Erik

Erik Swanson, P.E., is the new Somerville Engineering Department Manager at DCI. Erik joined DCI in July 2017, and is based in the Somerville office. He says he chose DCI over other opportunities largely because our projects are “multi-dimensional and complex, a lot of times in an urban setting, with many different challenges and aspects rolled into a single project.”

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DCI delivers creative design and engineering services to municipal and state agency clients throughout Massachusetts, including transportation, integrated water management, geotechnical and solid waste projects.


Owners and developers of commercial properties — including retail, office, hospitality and mixed-use structures — rely on DCI’s engineers, planners and surveyors to deliver high-value services that achieve their strategic project goals.


Institutional projects constitute a growing percentage of DCI’s portfolio, including K-12 schools, health care, religious organizations and charitable foundations, recreation and additional public- and private-sector institutional facilities


DCI assists residential developers across a wide variety of project types, including single-family communities, mixed-use construction and conversion, affordable and market-rate apartments, senior living and other structures that people call home.

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