Municipal Experts

HL Engineering’s project manager, Patrick Hansen-Lund, has twenty-five years of civil engineering experience and is licensed in the states of Washington and California. His experience includes service as a Public Works Director and City Engineer in Southern California where he gained an understanding of agency requirements and processes, followed by private sector consulting for clients on projects ranging from industrial campus site demolitions to high-rise residential towers to convention centers to single-family home developments.

Local Specialists

HL Engineering has extensive experience with the City of Seattle Street Improvement Permit (SIP) and Utility Major Permit (UMP) process for roadway, sidewalk, lighting, plaza, and utility installations, along with project experience with civil permit document processing in the cities of Bellevue, Des Moines, Issaquah, Kent, Mukilteo, Normandy Park, Redmond and Renton. The footprint of development and existing utility main capacities can be cause for unexpected civil improvements of significant size and cost, and HL Engineering can provide options and recommendations for designing projects in a manner that stay just below thresholds that trigger larger, costlier agency requirements.