Jason Poppen, Transportation Business Line President at HR Green, Inc. is among the nearly 1,500 representatives from the small business, manufacturing and transportation communities meeting this week with policymakers on Capitol Hill to discuss transportation and infrastructure funding for jobs, economic growth and increased competitiveness.
The Kendall County Board, May 20, approved a nearly $2.9 million agreement with HR Green, Inc. to engineer the Eldamain Road extension project. The extension of Eldamain Road has been in the works in some form or another since 1991. The multi-million-dollar project would widen the highway that forms the boundary between Yorkville and Plano to four lanes, and includes a bridge over the Fox River.
HR Green will be performing onsite final civil engineering, platting, and landscape architecture along with final engineering of the proposed signalization for the existing full access to Illinois Rt. 47 for the WM. Wrigley Jr. Company plant expansion in Yorkville, Illinois. Wrigley plans to begin making Skittles at the plant.The expansion, announced.
Andrew Keyster, P.E., Construction Manager, recently graduated from The Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA) Emerging Leadership Program. The program is designed to educate exceptional individuals about transportation issues and expose them to the “big picture” of the industry–learning everything from global trends to local government.
HR Green’s Bridget Osborn, EIT is the 2014 recipient of The Emerging Leader Award, presented May 15 by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Minnesota (ACEC/MN). This Award recognizes an ACEC/MN member still in the early stages of their career who has already contributed significantly to the organization.
The Iowa chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC-IA) has recognized HR Green, Inc. and its client, the City of Walker, Iowa with an Engineering Excellence Award.
HR Green is proud to participate in the School-to-Work program with Waukee High School because it aligns with the firm’s core values of community involvement, client service and investing in people. For over 100 years, HR Green has been providing engineering consulting services in transportation, water, government services, energy, assisted living facilities and land development.
The pressures of the economic downturn created an environment where leaders had to do more with less and think creatively. The ideas that developed during this time are now being improved upon and implemented. 2016 should see some of these ideas become trends and more communities will use them to build resilient organizations.
The City of Chisholm, MN and HR Green are recognized with an MPCA Annual Operations Excellence Award
HR Green has been notified by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) that for the second consecutive year the City of Chisholm, MN is being recognized with an MPCA Annual Operations Excellence Award for the operation of their wastewater treatment facility which HR Green contract operates. The award is given to facilities that exceed all NPDES Permit, reporting, operation and maintenance requirements.
Larry Stevens, P.E., Project Director in the Governmental Services business line at HR Green, Inc. was recently elected President-Elect of the American Public Works Association by APWA’s 28,500 members.