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Quality &  Knowledge Guided By 4 Key Principles:

    1. Integrity
    2. Teamwork
    3. Performance
    4. Sustainability
2014 ACEC-KY Grand Conceptor Award Winner

Distillery Bend (aerial). Photo Courtesy of 21st Century Parks - 21st Century Parks' The Parklands of Floyds Fork As engineer of record for the Phase 3 of the Parklands of Floyds Fork, Qk4 received the 2014 Grand Conceptor Award from the Kentucky Chapter of the ACEC. Qk4 collaborated with a highly respected team of allied professionals and provided civil and structural engineering design, as well as surveying and construction inspection services for the […]

About Us

Asking questions. Identifying solutions. Creating value.

For over 40 years, clients have come to us for professional advice and creative solutions that are tailored to their specific needs.

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Qk4, Inc., was started in 1974. The firm also maintains offices in Frankfort and Somerset, Kentucky; New Albany, Indiana; Atlanta, Georgia; Bristol and Knoxville, Tennessee. The firm’s staff of nearly 100 professionals deliver a quality personalized approach for each project.

Qk4, Inc., provides innovative transportation design, environmental, planning, and water/wastewater and storm water services.  We combine extensive experience with sustainable forward thinking engineering solutions.  Our structural engineering, streetscape design, site engineering, landscape architecture, construction management, land acquisition and survey teams add specialty services allowing us to deliver unique comprehensive projects.

By incorporating the full range of the firm’s multidisciplinary expertise, Qk4, Inc., is able to provide thoughtfully conceived projects that meet the client’s needs and complement the surrounding environment.  The high scores and favorable comments that we receive from clients are evidence of our commitment to quality.

Groundbreaking by Design.

Qk4, Inc., News
Qk4 receives APWA Outstanding Achievement Award

27 September 2013 — The Kentucky Chapter American Public Works Association (APWA) has selected Qk4's work with the Parklands of Floyds Fork, Phase 3A for the 2013 APWA Outstanding Achievement Award in the Parks category. Qk4's project was selected over numerous entries for the […]

Qk4 Family Picnic

23 August 2013 — Qk4 employees and families gathered at the Parklands of Floyds Fork to enjoy a picnic meal in the Gheens Foundation Lodge located at Beckley Creek Park. The venue of this year’s picnic allowed our employees to personally experience Qk4’s extensive involvement […]

The BOOM Award

23 May 2013 — Qk4, Inc., received the Distinguished Service Award at the Jeffersontown, Kentucky, Chamber of Commerce BOOM Awards luncheon.  As Bill Dieruf, Mayor of Jeffersontown, noted during the presentation: "This award is not just about recognizing continued membership with our Chamber. Although Qk4 […]

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Jeffersontown’s Gaslight Square District Groundbreaking

23 October 2013 — Local officials joined by Qk4’s project manager, David Reed, placed several bricks to symbolize the “groundbreaking” for the streetscape project within the historic Gaslight District of Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The Qk4 design team assisted the City of Jeffersontown with […]

Qk4 Project Nominated for the Commissioner’s Top Quality Award

23 August 2013 — Qk4, Inc., provided the construction engineering and inspection services for the SR 34 (Bristol Highway) project, nominated by Region 1 for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner's Top Quality Award in the large project category. The large project category […]

City of Roswell Featured in ITE Journal

24 June 2013 — The Institute of Transportation Engineers' June 2013 issue of its ITE Journal featured the City of Roswell, Georgia's "context sensitive solutions" to the city’s transportation-related challenges. Qk4’s Andy Ballerstedt played significant role in creating, designing, and implementing one of the […]

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