About Us

About Us

Athavale, Lystad and Associates, Inc. (ALA) is a civil and structural engineering DBE consulting firm with offices located in McLean, Virginia and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1985, ALA has provided professional services in structural engineering, civil engineering, facility/safety inspection and construction and inspection management for transportation related projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  ALA has expertise in the design-bid-build and design-build delivery methods for a wide range of public sector clients including MDOT, VDOT, DDOT, MWAA, and WMATA.

The philosophy of the firm is to consistently produce high-quality engineering solutions within the client’s budget and schedule. ALA’s current staff consists of over 50 professional, technical, and support personnel over 35% of whom are registered Professional Engineers.

ALA is certified as an MBE/DBE with MDOT, VUCP (VDOT and MWAA), MWUCP (DDOT and WMATA), NCDOT, PennDOT, and WVDOT.  Additionally, the firm is certified as a Small Business Enterprise with VDOT and MDOT.


  • 8180 Greensboro Drive
    Suite 550
    McLean, VA 22102

    (703) 893-3104  Tel
    (703) 893-2758  Fax

  • 6720-B Rockledge Drive
    Suite 160
    Bethesda, MD 20817

    (301) 816-3237  Tel
    (301) 493-5605  Fax