Engineering | Consulting | Surveying

SGM has been contributing engineering solutions to Colorado communities for several decades. As a multidisciplinary  engineering, surveying, and consulting firm our business philosophy is to serve as partners to our clients while contributing to their success. SGM is headquartered in Glenwood Springs, CO with additional offices in Gunnison, Aspen, Durango, Meeker, Salida and Grand Junction.

SGM is involved in engineering projects that affect peoples’ daily lives – from the roads we drive on to the water we drink. SGM serves as the engineer-of-record for many cities, towns and special districts throughout Colorado and has long-established relationships with attorneys, land planners, architects, developers, landscape architects, geotechnical engineers and construction companies. We have extensive knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations. Our knowledge, relationships and experience allow us to provide the right solutions for a wide range of civil engineering and surveying projects. As the largest Western Slope engineering firm, our clients have come to appreciate the large-firm resources we are able to deliver with small-firm, personalized service.



We’re proud to be the largest full-service engineering firm in Western Colorado. Our seasoned staff of 80 possesses the diverse technical skills required to address all project challenges. From the site development survey to the initial/final design to ensuring the project is built to specification–we have you covered.




Since 1986, our success has been built upon three key tenets: building deep and strong client relationships, understanding client’s inherent uniqueness, and assembling the best talent for the team. In fact, for many Western Slope communities, SGM has been trusted to design and oversee the construction of their largest capital expenditures.




At the heart of every SGM employee is the spirit and willingness to invest time in enhancing their community. From individual and group volunteering efforts to board leadership, our employees truly embody the essence of ‘giving back.’


Project Notices

Red Mountain Road – Guardrail Project Open House

SGM, a Glenwood Springs based engineering firm, was hired by a Pitkin County resident to assess proposed locations for guardrail along Red Mountain Road above Willoughby Way. The project’s goal is to improve motorist and cyclist safety during wet and icy conditions. We are inviting the public to an Open House to learn about the project and to share valuable feedback. Please plan to stop by!

Date:              Thursday, September 15

Time:              4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location:       Aspen City Council Chambers / 131 South Galena Street

If you are unable to attend the Open House, or wish to provide written comments, please direct these to

Download the SGM Guardrail Assessment by Clicking Here.




To mark the momentous occasion FINAL_30 YR LOGO JBF of being in business for 30 years, SGM is excited to share, in 30 weekly installments, the clients, projects, employees, and events that have contributed to our success and unique culture. Enjoy!


SGM 30 for 30 Week 23: Fire Pumper Truck to the Rescue!
September 9, 2016

In the near future, Eagle River Water and Sanitation District (ERWSD) is facing the replacement of, or improvements to, 56 aging water distribution system booster pump stations. In order to perform these repairs, temporary by-pass pumps are usually rented, at a steep cost, to provide uninterrupted water supply to customers. ERWSD turned to SGM’s Drinking Water Team to investigate options other than renting, and the answer ended up being rather unconventional: use a fire pumper truck! (Read More)

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