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Robinson Engineering Reaching New Heights With Community Involvement
Robinson Engineering Ltd. of South Holland, Ill., recently completed a project in which it flipped that template inside out.

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Robinson Engineering Reaching New Heights With Community Involvement

Robinson Engineering Ltd. of South Holland, Ill., recently completed a project in which it flipped that template inside out. The firm brought the community into the project from the beginning and worked closely with its municipal client to prioritize education and public involvement alongside design, budget, and schedule.

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August 20, 2015  |  Community Involvement
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This new standard was developed because area streams are being contaminated with excess chloride primarily from the utilization of road salt during the winter. The impacts of these new chloride standards are significant.

August 19, 2015  |  General News
Robinson Engineering Awards Three Students with the Verlon W. Braselton Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Students and their parents were honored at Olympia Fields Country Club with a dinner and award presentation for The Verlon W. Braselton Memorial Foundation Scholarship. Robinson is committed to giving back and assisting college students from Illinois and Indiana who are seeking educations in civil engineering.

July 25, 2014  |  Community Involvement
Understanding Brownfields

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines brownfields as “real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.” Brownfields are sites of old factories or businesses and are many times unsightly and strewn with illegally dumped garbage.

July 22, 2014  |  General News
Bridgeview & Toyota Park Celebrate the 71st Street Grade Separation Opening!

Getting to Toyota Park this year will be a smooth ride thanks to the reopening of 71st Street. This Grade Separation significantly reduces traffic delays and improves safety for businesses, residents and soccer fans. 71st Street is a four-lane urban collector street with an industrial park to the south, Toyota Park Sports Stadium to the north and residential neighborhoods to the southeast. Funding for this nearly $30 million project came from both federal and state transportation programs – CREATE (Chicago Regional Environmental and Transportation Efficiency), TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) and Illinois Jobs Now.

July 22, 2014  |  General News
The Village of Matteson Takes Water to New Heights

The Village of Matteson was faced with a dilemma; whether to tear down an existing elevated tank and build a new one, or to raise the overflow level of the existing tank.

July 22, 2014  |  General News
Illiana Region Benefits Greatly from Calumet Avenue Grade Separation Project in Munster, IN

The long awaited grade separation project at Calumet Avenue and 45th Street in Munster, Indiana, has made some major progress in the last several months. Phase 1 plans, considered to be the first major milestone of the project, have been submitted to the Indiana Department of Transportation for their review.

October 25, 2013  |  General News
Illinois Senator Toi Hutchison (D – Olympia Fields) discusses infrastructure and job creation with ASCE

On Monday, September 30, 2013, State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) met with members of the IL Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to discuss municipal infrastructure issues. This was an important, exciting, and highly productive meeting.

October 25, 2013  |  General News, Thought Leadership
Eco-Friendly and Award-Winning: Olympia Fields Lift Station Renovation

A dilapidated, malfunctioning, out-of-date lift station in Olympia Fields was causing mechanical operations problems for the village. The 40-year-old station was located in a floodplain, and so was difficult to rebuild without impacting sensitive environmental areas.

October 25, 2013  |  General News
Play Ball!

On a crisp Saturday morning, 12 Robinson volunteers joined forces with Sauk Village to turn a worn out ball field back into a useable diamond! Fields were scrubbed of weeds and debris, dugouts cleaned and repaired, buildings painted and the batting cages fixed. The Sauk Village little league was thrilled with the results and the park was scheduled for reuse again this year.

October 25, 2013  |  Community Involvement