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Public Safety Design-Build

Public Safety Design-Build

Black & Veatch is the design-build site development expert within the public safety industry, working with federal, state and local agencies to upgrade their public safety communication systems.

Black & Veatch has been serving the needs of first responders for over 30 years. We provide complete, end-to-end services from initial consultation to full turnkey deployment.

Our expertise includes:

  • Land Mobile Radio (LMR) solutions 
  • FirstNet solutions 
  • Next generation 9-1-1 (NG 911) 
  • Backhaul solutions
  • Turnkey RF site development

Black & Veatch ranks #3 in Telecom in ENR's 2020 Top 500 Design Firms

Design-Build & System Integration

Black & Veatch has deployed over 100,000 RF communication sites nationwide. We have experience working directly with state and local jurisdictions or as a subcontractor to the major LMR vendors.

Our expertise includes:

  • RF site selection and feasibility assessment
  • RF site acquisition and zoning services
  • Permits and regulatory services
  • RF site design and civil engineering 
  • Procurement and materials management 
  • Project and construction management
  • Turnkey site construction 

In addition to the site development services, we also have the expertise to serve as your systems integrator – bringing together and delivering best-in-class solutions from multiple vendors.

Our expertise includes:

  • RF coverage design and deployment 
  • Backhaul design and deployment
  • IP network design and deployment
  • Migration from legacy analog networks to digital IP networks

Case Studies

2018 Strategic Directions: Smart Cities & Utilities Report

16 January 2018

This year’s report shows that the large majority of respondents believe in the transformational power of data to raise quality of life, though questions persist about affordability and planning. Our data also shows that individual efforts – from “Safe City” initiatives to the greater integration of distributed energy resources and the growing proliferation of electric vehicles – continue to advance. But are these individual efforts one-off projects, or are they part of larger, more integrated plans? 

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