Serving You Since 2004


Milestone Design Group is a regional, full service engineering, planning, and land surveying firm with offices located in Louisville, Kentucky and Columbus, Indiana. We provide professional services to private developers, municipal, local, and federal governments; and other professional engineers, architects, and specialized consultants. With the acquisition of a regional engineering firm with multiple years of experience in the area, Milestone continues to maintain relationships with clients for over twenty years.
As technology grows and new markets emerge, clients will continue to benefit from Milestone's commitment to quality and innovation. The experience of a proven team is ready to meet the challenges ahead.

Professional Registrations:

Members of the firm maintain registrations in the following states:

Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, North Carolina, and West Virginia

What We Do

Feasibility & Planning

Milestone's role often begins at site search/acquisition and continues through site plan preparation, permitting and construction administration. Working within the physical constraints and the client's needs and objectives, Milestone has been responsible for thousands of site development projects ranging from residential subdivisions and commercial centers to schools and large-scale industrial centers.

Milestone identifies early in the process regulatory, design or construction pitfalls and mitigates these obstacles to provide clients with buildable plans that are financially feasible, aesthetically and environmentally compatible, and publicly acceptable.

Land Surveying

Land surveying is the art and science of establishing or reestablishing corners, lines, boundaries, and monuments of real property (land), based upon recorded documents, historical evidence, and present standards of practice. Land Surveying also includes associated services such as analysis and utilization of survey data, subdivision planning and design, writing legal descriptions, mapping, construction layout, and precision measurements of angle, elevation, length, area, and volume.

Milestone provides a full range of surveying services including:ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, Construction Layout, Boundary Surveys, Topographic Surveys, Drone Mapping Technology, Farm Surveys, Minor Subdivision Plats, Major Subdivision Plats, Condominium Plats, Easement Plats, Mortgage Inspections, Elevation Certificates, Utility Route Surveys, Flood Zone Surveys, Flood Insurance Certifications, GPS Data Collection, and Legal Description.

Civil Engineering

Milestone has experience in all phases of the development of office, commercial, institutional and industrial development including land use studies, site planning, project feasibility and budget analyses, evaluation of design standards and governmental regulations, preparation of design drawings and specifications, cost estimating and construction administration.

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The people behind Milestone Design Group

J. Mark Madison

President/Director of Planning

Douglas L. Ernst, P.E.

Vice President/Director of Engineering

Richard C. Williamson, Jr., P.L.S.

Director of Surveying

Timothy D. Thomas, P.E.

Columbus Office Director


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