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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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Are Engineers Really That Smart?

Thursday, April 20, 2017

I once had a friend introduce me as “the smartest man she knows.”  I was embarrassed – did she really know how many times I had to take Calculus?  But then I thought about what we consider to be smart… I enjoy baseball and football and basketball and hockey and ...

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What is Behind the Recent Increase in Traffic Related Deaths?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

You may have seen some recent press releases detailing a significant increase in traffic deaths in the U.S.  The 7.7% increase from 2014 (32,675 traffic deaths) to 2015 (35,200 traffic deaths) reverses several years’ trend of small increases or decreases. Traffic deaths peaked in 2005 ...

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When Something That Doesn't Seem Right Really Is Right

Friday, February 17, 2017

One of our staff recently remarked that a local highway department was “wasting time and money” filling wet potholes with cold patch on a cold rainy day.  I flashed back to a similar day last century when I looked out my dorm window and saw a Champaign Public Works crew doing the sa...

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