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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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Want to be more creative (or solve a problem)? Go for a walk!

Thursday, March 15, 2018

I’ve routinely taken a mid-day walk, done so for several years under all types of weather.  I always felt it was simply a good break in the day; a chance to get away from the desk or out from a string of meetings to stretch the legs and shift focus onto other thoughts.  And I felt qu...

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An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 10: Demolition Man, Part 1

Thursday, March 1, 2018

  By the weekend of the Fourth of July of 2015 most of Mom and Dad’s big furniture had found new homes and what was left we had crammed wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling into the workshop and garage.  Every square inch of the house was going to be under construction at the same ti...

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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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