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Construction Observation

We have provided construction services for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), multiple northeastern Illinois Counties and Townships, Districts and Communities.

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Diversity and Workforce Program Management

Our professional staff assists our clients with meeting their diversity goals by managing programs and workforce through program development and implementation.

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Transportation and Traffic

As a full-service engineering firm, we take a project from the preliminary planning stage to construction.

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Wastewater & Water Engineering

Over the years we have been responsible for the design of hundreds of miles of sanitary sewers in previously unsewered areas as well as new developments.

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THE HAMILTON MINUTE

Your source for insights and information about Engineering

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PART III--A Bounds Only Description, A Lot and Block Description, and A Strip Description

Thursday, February 15, 2018

  A BOUNDS ONLY DESCRIPTION: A bounds only description calls out the owners surrounding the parcel of land to be described. It really doesn’t describe the property; it only describes the lands surrounding the property. A very simple bounds description is a follows: THAT PORTIO...

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An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 9: The Water Runs Through It

Thursday, February 1, 2018

  Kristen and I knew how we wanted to remodel and we knew who the people were that we wanted to do the carpentry, plumbing, electrical and painting.  But we had one requirement that controlled everything.  We wanted the entire Hamilton family to come together for Christmas 2015, al...

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Prairie State Pothole Conundrum

Monday, January 15, 2018

Does it seem like the roads in Illinois are worse every year?  Underlying highway funding issues may partly explain the conditions of our roads.  One of the primary sources of revenue to fix roads in Illinois is the motor fuel tax (MFT) which is a flat 19 cents per gallon paid at the pump....

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