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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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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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An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 8: The Woodland Pond

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

“What do you mean you have to give away the koi?  You’ve had some of those fish for over 10 years.” Kristen and I were standing on the back deck of our home in Plainfield next to the koi pond that I had built, improved and repaired many times over the past fifteen years or ...

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READING AND UNDERSTANDING LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS PT II

Friday, December 15, 2017

METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTIONS Gurdon Wattles, in his book WRITING LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS, defines a metes and bounds description as follows: “A series of lines around the perimeter of an area known as a metes and bounds description” “Metes “ meaning bearings and distances ...

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