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Celebrating 30 Years

Celebrating 30 Years

Civiltech's 30th anniversary took place on Friday, October 12, 2018. We celebrated with a week full of festivities, including fun daily events to remember 1988, appreciate our founders, recognize our current staff, and celebrate the Civiltech of 2018. The events...

Reaching New Heights: A Look at Civiltech’s Drone Program

Reaching New Heights: A Look at Civiltech’s Drone Program

One evening in 2012, Civiltech’s Adam Wuellner settled in to watch the sci-fi film, Prometheus. A scene where the crew of the spaceship Prometheus unleashes small, spherical “pups” to explore the network of tunnels on an alien planet which allowed the crew to...

A Professional Journey: Becoming a Right of Way Appraiser

A Professional Journey: Becoming a Right of Way Appraiser

The land acquisition process is part of many projects that expand or enhance a municipality’s transportation network. This component of a transportation improvement often requires the acquisition of private property for public use. The law not only requires just...

Civiltech Ranks Among Top Design Firms

Civiltech Ranks Among Top Design Firms

Civiltech is thrilled to be featured in ENR Midwest's list of Top Design Firms 2018! The ENR Midwest Top Design Firms list, ranks the largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue.

A Winning Awards Season

A Winning Awards Season

Civiltech was honored to receive a Special Achievement Award presented by American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACED-IL) as part of the 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. Civiltech provided Phase I and Phase II engineering services on the...

Expanding Our Expertise

Expanding Our Expertise

Expressways and roadways are the backbone of regional and metropolitan transportation networks. However, to thrive, these networks must also encompass or be connectable to neighborhoods, business districts, as well as community and regional destinations....

IL 390 Opening

IL 390 Opening

Civiltech representatives attended the official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the opening of the newly completed eastern segment of the IL 390 tollway. Speakers and ribbon cutting participants included representatives from Illinois Tollway, Illinois Department of...

Chicago Scholars Diversity Award

Chicago Scholars Diversity Award

Civiltech is proud to be featured in Chicago Scholars Third Quarter CEO Newsletter. Civiltech and our Chicago Office Director, Mike Folkening, were honored to be selected for the Chicago Scholars Diversity Award. Thank you, Chicago Scholars & Dominique Jordan...

Safely Bridging the Gap

Safely Bridging the Gap

Bridges are very critical elements of our highway system, whose failure can be costly and deadly. In 1967, there was a sudden collapse of the Silver Bridge, a pin-connected link suspension bridge over the Ohio River at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, with loss of 46...

ASCE YMG Bags Tournament

ASCE YMG Bags Tournament

Civiltech sent 2 teams to the annual ASCE Young Members Group Bags Tournament and was also an event sponsor. Team Maddie/Jeff proceeded to the Elite Eight, eventually losing to the event's overall winning team. Team John/Stephen played well but struggled with tough...

An Intern’s Journey

An Intern’s Journey

As part of our community outreach efforts, Civiltech actively promotes and participates in high school mentoring programs. Also, within the company, we believe in the benefits of a robust internship program. When these two efforts collide, the result is exciting and...

The Benefits of Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling: A Case Study

The Benefits of Hydrologic/Hydraulic Modeling: A Case Study

In the field of water resources engineering, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling is a tool commonly used for engineering analysis and to evaluate the benefits of proposed improvements. Hydrology represents the quantity of water (runoff) generated from a specific area or...

Today’s Technology: Tomorrow’s Roads

Today’s Technology: Tomorrow’s Roads

The transportation industry is constantly evolving and improving as demonstrated by Civiltech’s recent Quentin Road (US 12 to IL 22) design for the Lake County Division of Transportation. At the forefront of the industry, Civiltech has already taken steps to...

Engineering a Way Out of the Mud on US Route 6

Engineering a Way Out of the Mud on US Route 6

Civiltech is helping IDOT bring a long-awaited improvement to the south suburbs. We were selected to perform construction engineering for the US Route 6 (159th Street) Reconstruction from Will-Cook Road to just west of US Route 45 (LaGrange Road) in the Village of...