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Spotlight On Southwestern Illinois Architecture Engineering And Planning

Gonzalez Companies, Stormwater Project Engineering, Glen Carbon

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    Gonzalez Companies, LLC is several years into a long-term engineering plan to address stormwater issues throughout the village of Glen Carbon.    The work will fix problems that have been the subject of complaints in the TIF 1 commercial development along Illinois Route 159, as well as in many other areas throughout the…

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Woolpert, Guardian Angel Facility, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

By RITA DUCKWORTH    Woolpert’s latest project for the U.S. military is a new Guardian Angel Facility at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. The squadron is dedicated to lifesaving recovery missions during peacetime and war. Comprised of Combat Rescue Officers, Para-rescue Jumpers, Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) Specialists, they deploy to combat zones and…

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Louer Facility Planning, Furniture Installation, Washington University

By RITA DUCKWORTH    Louer Facility Planning Inc. has built a strong rapport with Washington University over the past several years. The company will soon install furniture for phase two of a four-phase project for the university’s IT department. The project began at the beginning of 2017 and should wrap up by early 2019.    “This has…

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Quality Testing and Engineering Inc., Public Safety Building, Edwardsville

  By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    EDWARDSVILLE — The city’s new Public Safety Building sits atop an all-important analysis provided by the firm of Quality Testing and Engineering Inc.    QTE, an O’Fallon, Ill.-based company, completed the geotechnical soil studies that preceded the construction of the 51,000-square-foot building, which houses the city’s central fire station and Police Department.…

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Volkert Inc., Water Main Projects, Illinois American Water Company

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    In the past year and a half, the engineering firm of Volkert Inc. has designed approximately five miles of water main for Illinois American Water Co.    Engineering Operations Manager Dave Holloway, of Volkert’s Collinsville office, said the largest of these projects was completed in late spring of 2017. The French Village water…

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