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WJE opens new Janney Technical Center

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) opened its new Janney Technical Center (JTC) at the company’s Northbrook, Ill., headquarters. The new facility replaces WJE’s original JTC laboratory space, which was constructed in 1962 and was one-fourth the size.

Illinois announces $11.05 billion infrastructure plan

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner announced a plan to invest $11.05 billion in the state's roads and bridges over the next six years, including $2.2 billion of state and federal funding in the upcoming fiscal year.

Chicago selects two teams to compete for O’Hare Express project

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the selection of two teams to proceed with competing to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the O’Hare Express operating system, which aims to deliver express service from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport in 20 minutes or less.

Chicago plans $8.5 billion O’Hare Airport terminal expansion

Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a historic plan between the City of Chicago and its airline partners that is expected to create tens of thousands of jobs and transform O’Hare International Airport with the biggest terminal expansion ever, adding 25 percent more gate capacity, modernizing existing terminals and improving passengers’ experience.

Illinois civil engineers grade state’s infrastructure a C-

The Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2018 Report Card for Illinois’ Infrastructure, giving 10 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of C-.

Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick announces new leadership

Hampton, Lenzini and Renwick, Inc. (HLR), a provider of civil engineering, environmental and surveying services to public agencies across Illinois and surrounding states, announced the appointment of ReJena (Jeni) Lyon, PE, PLS, as president and CEO.

Fehr Graham announces retirement of owner

Following a distinguished career of nearly 28 years, Fehr Graham announced that Managing Member Todd Weegens is retiring. Weegens joined Fehr Graham in April 1990, as its 18th employee. He became an owner in 1992.

Illinois Tollway awards nearly $107.5 million in contracts

The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors approved two new construction contracts and 10 new professional engineering service contracts totaling nearly $107.5 million at its September meeting, including six design contracts to support the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) rebuilding project.

SmithGroupJJR completes Chamberlain Group headquarters

The Duchossois Group (TDG) sponsored a custom-built space, designed by SmithGroupJJR, that is currenly occupied by its primary operating company Chamberlain Group (CGI). The move created a global headquarters that consolidated over 650-people from four Chicagoland facilities onto one 20-acre suburban campus
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