The AFA team has over 50 years experience working with agencies, designers and contractors resolving issues with utility owners in the areas of construction, engineering, permitting, CADD, utility locating, coordination and project management. We approach each project promoting a partnering approach combined with our commitment to quality customer service maximizing our project success rate.
AFA's expertise includes locating and coordination utilities for design consultants, utility owners and agencies on all types of projects :
highway and freeway design and construction
water, sewer and drainage pipelines
all types of public works projects
The AFA team has taken part in the development and update of the Arizona Department of Transportation’s (ADOT’s) Policy for Accommodating Utilities on Highway Rights-of-Way.
We are experienced in a variety of utility-intensive projects, including :
Coordination of all utility issues for the 136-mile ADOT MAG Freeway program
Special Project Manager for Utilities, Right-of-Way and Construction for the 20-mile Central Phoenix East Valley Light Rail project
Utility Coordinator for the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Sky Train project
Located in Phoenix, Arizona, AFA is actively involved in local, national and industry associations including:
ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies)
ACEC Roads & Streets Committee
APWA (American Public Works Association)
APWA National UPROW (Utilities and Public Rights-of–Way) Committee
APWA AUCC (Arizona Utility Coordinating Committee)
APWA Summer Conference Committee
ASHE (American Society of Highway Engineers)
AFA is capable of handling all types of utility issues, including prior rights disputes.
Professional Utility and Railroad Specialists