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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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Another critter story

Monday, July 15, 2019

Howard has shared a number of “critter” stories on this blog.  I have been working with him for over 20 years and I think his bad luck has rubbed off on me. In early April, I was outside thinking it was a great time to start the spring clean-up of my yard.  I was on the ...

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Ask an Engineer Why and How, Installment 7: What are Water Tanks for?

Monday, July 1, 2019

I find that I have struggled with each of the topics of the “Why” series simply because I’m an engineer and, as a non-engineer client recently told me, “Engineers think ‘differently’”.  I need to know how EVERYTHING works so, consequently, I see an ...

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Appearance vs. Reality: “Dangerous” Intersections

Friday, June 14, 2019

As much as is possible, engineering is the study of what is. In a time when opinion can be elevated to truth and social media confirms all our fears, people are as prone as ever disregard facts for opinions. Good engineering demands we pay attention to the facts and then make a careful judgement on ...

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