Strong science. Exceptional Service


Anne and Richard Hernandez, established Hernandez, Kroone and Associates (HKA) in 1987 to provide unparalleled service and expertise in civil engineering and design, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, construction management, surveying, and storm water management. Over time, HKA has grown from a two-person startup to a multi-million-dollar business.

For over 30 years, HKA has proudly served clients such as Caltrans, San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA), Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), US Forest Service, General Services Administration, County of Los Angeles, County of San Bernardino, County of Riverside, Inland Valley Development Agency, San Bernardino Community College District, City of Highland, City of Murrieta, City of San Bernardino, and the City of Ontario.

HKA has forged a reputation as an expert in Caltrans policies, procedures, and manuals as well as other local agency standards and policies. HKA is able to operate as a true extension of any city, county, or agency staff. HKA employs qualified Professional Civil Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, CPESC Engineers, CADD operators, and designers who are experienced on Caltrans highway and public works roadway projects as well as projects for LA Metro, OCTA, SBCTA, RCTC, and numerous cities and counties. These individuals are familiar with Caltrans and public works standards and manuals and understand what it takes to work for a public agency.


Making the world a better place to live, work and play through innovative, dynamic and environmentally sound civil engineering.


The Mission of Hernandez, Kroone and Associates is to deliver exceptional engineering solutions that exceed expectations.

We strive to maintain our reputation as a company who honors our commitments with sincerity, integrity and attention to detail. We nurture our relationships with the many constituencies we serve. We achieve profitable growth while providing excellent value for service. We are committed to the growth and safety of the communities we serve. Our long-term and short-term actions are molded by a set of core values that are shared by each and every associate.

You Know What We Stand For. Now See What We Do.


Our first responsibility is to our customers and the general public who rely on our services and products.

In meeting these challenges, everything we do must be of sound engineering, high quality, safe design, while meeting a wide variety and balance of needs. We must always remember to treat our customers as we would want to be treated with open communication, honesty, professionalism, and proactive problem-solving.

As our greatest asset, we must be responsible to our employees, those men and women who have made HKA what it is today. Our employees must have a sense of security in their jobs and must be treated as individuals with individual needs. We must constantly strive to keep up with changing technology and regulations while at the same time investing in our employee’s knowledge and education to meet these challenges. Employees must feel free to make suggestions and complaints. It is only through employee input that HKA can continuously evolve; always striving to be better.

We must be responsible to our communities in which we live and work and to the world at large. We must be good citizens that support good work. We must be a part of the solution helping to better communities.