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Our surveyors, GIS specialists, engineers and land planners service Alabama including Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Montgomery, Huntsville, Mobile, and Dothan.

2032C Valleydale Road

Birmingham, AL 35244

(205) 985-9315 /

Land Surveying

Arrington Engineering has provided custom land surveying services since 1985.

Boundary Surveys

We have completed Boundary Surveys in excess of 1000 acres, and routinely perform boundary surveys of several acres or less.

Topographic Surveys

Arrington Engineering prides itself on utilizing creative solutions to accurately and cost effectively collect and map the information for an accurate topographic survey

Drone Surveys

Arrington Engineering prides itself on utilizing cutting edge drone technologies for wildlife monitoring, asphalt surveys, and more.

Construction Surveys

Arrington Engineering and Land Surveying is proud of its relationship with some of the best general and building contractors in the area.

Civil Engineering

Arrington Engineering can provide the required design documents for your Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal or Institutional Projects. We pride ourselves in providing designs that conveys the client’s vision and provide a long term benefit to the community.

Residential Site Design

Let us plan and design your next Residential Development. We have experience in Single Family, Multi Family and Mixed Use Developments.

Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Institutional Site Design

We are familiar with the various Municipal permitting requirements and will utilize our experience to streamline the permitting process.

Roadway Design

We are experienced in designing safe roads that comply with the latest standards established by Federal, State, and Local Transportation Departments and the American Association of State Highway Officials.

Utility Design

Our experience in utility design includes Sanitary Sewer Mains, Water Distribution Systems, and Stormwater Management Systems.

Stormwater Management

AE develops practical drainage solutions with stormwater maagement in mind, including low impact development strategies such as bio-retention.

Drainage Studies

We utilize leading stormwater modeling methods to predict the effects of stormwater and design cost-effective stormwater that will protect the public and have no adverse effects.


Arrington Engineering has a history of integrating innovative technologies into our engineering and surveying offerings. We now employ drones for aerial photography, surveys, and more.

Our Drones in Action

Drones for Land Surveying

Drones can save time and resources for surveying, by efficiently collecting large amounts of raster data in a single flight in the form of geo-referenced aeriel imagery. Our analysts also provide custom image analysis and reporting to deliver unprecedented insights about your space.

Our list of drone services include:

  • Cell Tower Inspections
  • Nesting Bird Studies
  • Traffic Studies
  • Asphalt & Parking Lot Surveys
  • Accident Investigation Surveys
  • Damage Assesment Surveys
  • Agricultural Surveys
  • Sporting Events
  • Rooftop Surveys
  • Real Estate Videos
  • Storm/Natural Disaster Imagery
  • Urban Planning
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Mapping & GIS

Our team of GIS experts has 30+ years experience in cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Map Design

Our cartographers synthesize the art and science of mapping to create useful maps for a wide range of verticals, utilizing industry-leading tools such as ArcGIS.


We can geo-reference photographs to a given coordinate system, for example, photographs can be tied to State Plan Coordinates or to local Coordinate System.

Software Development

Utilizing a suite of technologies (i.e., ArcMap, GoogleMaps, MySQL), our team of software engineers can help build powerful mapping applications and application programming interfaces (APIs) for your organization.

Construction Management

With our extensive Heavy Civil Construction experience we can help keep your project on track.

Construction Cost Estimate

Arrington Engineering can prepare the construction cost estimate, develop the project budget and manage the project finances by tracking job cost.

Project Management

We provide complete project management with budgets, scheduling, cost reporting, and progress reports.

Value Engineering Proposals

Arrington Engineering can evaluate project alternatives as they arise, to determine if they have value to the client.

Construction Inspection / Progress Reports

Arrington Engineering can prepare quality control guidelines, provide construction inspections, inspection reports, and project progress reports.

Meet The Team

Arrington Engineering is a family-run civil engineering and land surveying firm. Get to know our team.

Our History

In 1985 the father and son team of Dean and Jeff Arrington established Arrington Engineering & Land Surveying Inc. Surveying by day and drafting by night the partners did whatever it took to meet their clients' needs.

In the years that followed the company grew from a two-person surveying firm to a full service Land Surveying & Engineering firm. Dave Arrington joined the team and brought his engineering, construction management, and project management skills to the firm.

As the economy and housing market in the area grew, we adapted accordingly and grew the size of our business three fold by 2006.

We have always recognized the importance of utilzing state-of-the-art technologies to deliver an exceptional client experience. Today we're using everything from drones and robotic instruments, to real-time office-to-field data exchange, to keep our firm at the cutting edge.


For Land Surveying, we provide a range of offerings, including Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, and Construction Surveys. Our Civil Engineering services include Residential Site Design, Commercial, Industrial, and Municpal Site Design, UItility Design, Stormwater Management and more. We also offer drones for land surveying and aerial photography, mapping & GIS services, and construction project management. Email to get in touch with a representative today!
Here's a brief list of some of the technologies our firm employs:
  • Surveying: RTK GPSm BIM, Drones / Pix4D, Virtual Surveyor, Laser Scanners, LIDAR, Robotic Instruments
  • Drawing Tools: CAD
  • Software Development: Python, PostGIS
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