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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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Open Space and Sustainable Design

We value the preservation and enjoyment of our open spaces and natural resources.

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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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America's Self-Defeating Cycle of Floods and Federal Aid

Monday, October 16, 2017

This article is timely, an important history lesson, and unfortunate glimpse into the future.  We have Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM) on staff and I am one myself.  In Will County, the County and most of the communities are very aggressive in controlling floodplain development, and ou...

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An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 5: Critters #3, Batman and Batgirl Succeed!

Friday, September 29, 2017

I grew-up being mesmerized by bats.  During the warm summer days while on vacation in Minnesota I would collect crickets, and grasshoppers and beetles and sometimes even resort to worm bits.  At dusk, I would go to the dock and toss the offerings one at a time into the dark sky and w...

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100 Year Rain Storm, Again?

Thursday, September 14, 2017

We have classifications for earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes that speak to energy released (magnitude) and/or damage, but the costliest natural disaster in most years (floods) has a classification that does not directly classify floods by similar means. Instead, we use unintentionally misleadi...

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