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We engineer 

common ground.

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Helping The Miller School of Albemarle with land use, entitlement, engineering, conservation, and site design for a growing student population.

We think of our land and water and human resources not as static and sterile possessions but as life giving assets to be directed by wise provisions for future use.

Franklin D. Roosevelt


There is a place for every kind of wheel-friendly activity at the McIntire Skate Park in Charlottesville Virginia


​​The built environment should reflect the values of the community. Our team brings a deep understanding of the integrated, connective nature of civil engineering. We strive to unite people and places by blending creativity and technical understanding through meaningful interdisciplinary practice.


Implementing new access management standards at ecologically sensitive destinations like Sugar Hollow in Albemarle County, Virginia

Nowhere in nature do we find unpleasing harsh lines. Curves predominate and man must make the lines of his creations pleasing to match the natural surroundings.

S. S. Rabl


Colonial Avenue, City of Roanoke

The Commons

Our fundamental goal is to enhance 'the commons.' We accomplish this by partnering with like-minded individuals, institutions, and government organizations that share our values.

By focusing our work toward common ground, we have gained a practical understanding of how to deliver projects that benefit the communities they serve. We take satisfaction in developing creative and innovative solutions to complex challenges within the public realm.


City of Charlottesville Downtown Pedestrian Mall

To the engineer falls the job of clothing the bare bones of science with life, comfort, and hope.

Herbert Hoover

About Us

Line and Grade is a civil engineering and land-use consulting firm. We are a small, interdisciplinary team of dedicated and creative professionals who love to explore the limits of what our profession can offer. We specialize in assisting local agencies, institutions, and development partners with informed expertise to build projects that last and will be of tangible benefit to the people and ecosystems.

Let's Connect.


222 South Street West

Charlottesville, VA 22902



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