David Evans Enterprises, Inc. (DEEI), a nationally recognized professional services consulting and staffing firm of more than 1200 people headquartered in Portland, Oregon, acquired Rock Solid Civil LLC (RSC), a civil engineering firm in Boise, Idaho on October 28, 2022. RSC employees have joined David Evans and Associates, Inc.’s (DEA’s) Boise office and will continue to provide a wide range of land development consulting services for residential, commercial, and industrial clients.
DEA is a recognized leader in the design of complex transportation, land development, water resources, environmental, and energy projects nationwide. In Southern Idaho, its projects include SH-16, I-84 to US 20/26, a new 5.5-mile corridor that includes eight bridges and will support regional growth and reduce congestion on north-south arterials, and the I-84, Ustick Road Overpass, which included two bridge structures and provides adequate under-width to expand I-84 to three lanes in each direction.
RSC’s signature projects include Lugarno Terra Subdivision in Kuna, Idaho, El Monterrey Subdivision in Caldwell, Idaho, and a 540-acre subdivision currently in development in Eagle, Idaho.
About the acquisition, DEA Chief Executive Officer Al Barkouli, Ph.D., P.E., said, “DEA and Rock Solid Civil share a passion for exceeding client expectations. As established teaming partners, our staff have delivered successful project solutions throughout the Boise area. As one firm, working together, we can provide even more seamless service to existing and future clients.”
RSC Principal Engineer Derritt Kerner, P.E., said, “We are very pleased to join DEA and to offer our clients a greater breadth of services. It is exciting to join a larger firm that is also committed to achieving a superior client experience and creating a company culture where employees thrive.”