The Woodlands Neighborhood Green Initiative InfrastructureThe Woodlands (Hinsdale, IL) Green Initiative Infrastructure Improvements implemented rain gardens, bio-swales and underground storm water storage with sub-surface infiltration. Environmental benefits include reduction in storm water pollutants, increase in the amount of storm water infiltration. More
You could be our next Water / Wastewater Engineer!In this position, your focus will be on working on all aspects of water/wastewater projects as we have multiple projects ranging from Sewer Modeling to Water Plant design. You will have the opportunity to learn from a strong group of Project Manager and Lead Engineers to help facilitate your growth ... More
2017 United Way Day of Caring ChallengeOn United Way's Day of Caring, local businesses partner with nonprofit agencies to make a difference by completing volunteer projects. HR Green’s Cedar Rapids office partnered with The Salvation Army for three projects. More
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HR Green Helps Transform Former Wonder Bread Factory into Exciting New Brewery
The former Wonder Bread factory located in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, shuttered its operations in November 2012 amidst bankruptcy proceedings. Built in 1927, the vacant building occupied an entire block within the community’s urban core adjacent to numerous public facilities including the library, hockey arena, children’s museum, and public market. City officials immediately worked with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the 0.94-acre site; however, contamination concerns created anxieties for potential investors.
Construction Plan Review & Inspection Services
Village of New Lenox, IL
HR Green ICC certified staff performs building plan review and inspections during the construction phases of the Villages improvement projects.
Shorewood Building & Code Services
Village of Shorewood, IL
The Village of Shorewood currently uses HR Green to provide plan review, building inspection services, and plumbing inspection services associated with residential, commercial building, and construction, within the Village of Shorewood, Illinois.
Antioch Brownfield Assessments
The Village of Antioch is a community of 14,301 located within the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern Illinois. Illinois Highway 83 (IL-83) bisects the heart of the town’s central business district, which previously represented a center for commerce and employment. Unfortunately, many of these businesses became less viable and have subsequently either closed or moved to a more opportune location. What remains of the downtown is a stark reminder of its vibrant past. In addition, numerous buildings and sites remain stigmatized with the perception of environmental contamination.
City of Jurupa Valley, CA
The City of Jurupa Valley, California, was allotted four weeks to complete a mandatory clean-up of at least 80% of its 1,039 stormwater inlets. This activity was mandated to meet guidelines established by the Clean Water Act’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
Plan Review & Coordination Assistance: Elgin O’Hare / West Bypass
The Elgin O’Hare/West O’Hare Bypass (EO-WB) is a $3.4 billion highway that will provide access to Chicago O’Hare airport from the west, and will also provide a Tollway link between I-294 and I-90 around the west side of O’Hare airport.
Flood Protection Program Management
Cedar Rapids, IA
HR Green is providing program management services for the City of Cedar Rapids’ $500 Million infrastructure project to provide flood protection and reconstruction of city’s infrastructure, including the street network and utility systems for the west side of the Cedar River.
Elevated Water Storage Tank
The City of Keokuk is located in southeast Iowa along the Mississippi River. Keokuk Municipal Water Works currently operates a water treatment plant with an average daily demand of 12 to 14 MGD. The source of the water is the Mississippi River. A large percentage of water consumption comes from industrial users. In particular, the
City of Palos Verdes Estates, CA
HR Green is providing comprehensive building and safety (building, plan check and inspection), engineering (traffic and civil) and public works (inspection, stormwater, plan review and capital project administration) services for the City of Palos Verdes, California.
CB&I Progressive Waste Landfill Gas to Energy Facility
St. Cloud, FL
HR Green is the design builder and provided engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services which included design, equipment selection/acquisition and general contracting for construction.
Wastewater Treatment Plant
HR Green was hired by The City of Marengo to provide design and construction engineering services for improvements at its Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).
HR Green was hired to determine if it would be feasible to construct a freestanding Trader Joe’s retail building and parking lot over one of the stormwater detention basins.
Bridgeland Residential Development
HR Green provided engineering design for residential subdivisions within the master planned community of Bridgeland.
The Elgin O’Hare/West O’Hare Bypass (EO-WB)
The Elgin O’Hare/West O’Hare Bypass (EO-WB) is a $3.6 billion highway that will provide access to Chicago O’Hare airport from the west. The airport’s expansion plans currently include the development of a new western terminal, which would be served by the proposed highway.HR Green has assumed the role of Program Manager for the project’s Tier One and Tier Two Environmental Impact Study (EIS) on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
Marian Central High School Field of Dreams
Marian Central Catholic High School’s sports complex consists of a competitive football field/track and field facility, baseball fields, a softball field, and tennis courts, as well as accessory buildings to complement these activities.
Marquette Scenic Overlook and Boardwalk
HR Green provided design and construction engineering services for the renovation of the Marquette-Joliet Bridge scenic overlook, including a new stairway connection to the Cobblestone Inn/City Hall pedestrian bridge, and a new boardwalk extending into the Mississippi River.
Oak Park Building Inspection & Plan Review
Village of Oak Park, IL
HR Green provides inspection and plan review services for the Development Customer Services Department’s Permit Processing Division for the Village of Oak Park, Illinois. The building inspection services include the following disciplines: building, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, energy conservation, and accessibility for construction work within the Village boundaries.
Bridge Inspection Program
HR Green has been performing Biennial Bridge safety inspections for the City of Rockford since 2003 for more than 100 structures ranging from culverts to Rock River Crossings.
Camp Creek Stream Bank Restoration
Des Moines, IA
The project addressed erosion along nearly 1,000 feet of stream bank using bio-engineered methods.
City of Palos Verdes Estates, CA
As the City of Palos Verdes Estates evolves, the demand for more sophisticated technology and new regulations requiring different resources is increasing. The City retained HR Green to provide on-site staffing for public works, city engineering, CIP program/project management, transportation planning, building safety, plan check, inspection, permit counter support, and code interpretation services.
September 27, 2017 — September 29, 2017
Iowa League of Cities Annual Conference
October 03, 2017 — October 04, 2017
Growing Sustainable Communities Conference
October 03, 2017 — October 06, 2017
South Dakota Municipal League Annual Conference
Sioux Falls, SD
October 04, 2017 — October 06, 2017
APWA Iowa Chapter Fall Conference
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The Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management (IAFSM) recently appointed HR Green’s Ajay Jain, PE, CFM, to its Board. As a member of the Board, Ajay will also be chairing the Inter-Organization Committee, charged with assuring regular communication between IAFSM and other closely-related professional organizations.
The Elevator Safety and Regulation Act (225 ILCS 312) was established in January 2003 to provide public safety to riders of conveyances. Its implementation happened in May 2007. Prior to the Act, each local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) enforced public safety through their adopted building code. In many areas of the State, no enforcement occurred.
Matthew Brua, PE, of HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) was recently elected President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) South Dakota Section.
Once again, HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) has been included in the Engineering News Record’s (ENR) annual lists of top design and construction firms in the nation. HR Green has continued to climb the annual ENR list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States, rising 39 spots and coming in at 202.