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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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Handling the Unexpected

Monday, October 14, 2019

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to oversee a simple sidewalk project in the downtown of a small town. Nothing particularly noteworthy – just removing the old sidewalk and pouring new. The only challenge expected was how best to keep local businesses open, accessible, and safe while...

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An Engineer in the Woods, Installment 23: Pets #3; Dog 2, Echo

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

For background you may wish to re-read my May 2018 blog. I was released from Silver Cross Hospital for Christmas in 1989. It was a coin-flip between a rehabilitation center and home nursing, but it was Christmas, so at my family’s urging the doctors agreed to let me go home for a trial....

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Stick with the Plan or Take the Opportunity? Life's Twists and Turns

Thursday, September 19, 2019

   Most of us have all been there – that time when your life plan isn’t working out and an opportunity knocks that would take you in another direction.  In the short-term, setbacks can be devastating but it can lead to an amazing journey where you look back and see how ...

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