The company has geotechnical analysis, design and construction experience on numerous projects including roadways, bridges and buildings for municipal, residential and commercial developments. These projects include:

  • Water Tower Foundations
  • Building Foundations
  • Embankment Settlement
  • Retaining Walls
  • Earthen Dam Design and Inspection
  • Deep Storm Sewers
  • Slope Stability
  • Pavement Design/Subgrade Treatments:
    • Soil Modification
    • Geosynthetics
    • Aggregate Replacement
  • Reinforced Soil Slopes

McE has written numerous Structure Geotechnical Reports, SGR’s, and Roadway Geotechnical Reports, RGR’s, for various Illinois Department of Transportation and local agency projects.  The most recent include:

  • SN 102-0096, IL 89 over the Illinois River near Spring Valley, IL.
  • SN 046-0155 Armour Road over ICG Railroad in Bradley, IL.
  • SN 047-3182 Collins Road over Morgan Creek in Oswego, IL
  • SN 053-2582 Pedestrian Tunnel under I-55 near Pontiac, IL
  • SN 016-3077 Vollmer Road/Metra Structure near Olympia Fields, IL.
  • SN 046-0035/36 IL 17 over Baker Creek east of Kankakee, IL.

McE also works on commercial and industrial developments.  The most recent projects are:

  • Foundation Report for plant expansion for UNIMIN, Inc. in Utica, IL.
  • Geotechnical Report for plant and rail expansion for UNIMIN, Inc. in Oregon, IL.
  • Foundation Report for plant expansion for Pilkington, Ottawa, IL.
  • Geotechnical Report for new flour mill for ADM in Mendota, IL
  • Geotechnical Report for CHS/Northern Partners Agriculture Development, Peru, IL.
  • Geotechnical Report for BLDD Architects for Geneseo High School in Geneseo, IL

McE is currently working on:

  • I-90/IL 23 interchange near Marengo, IL
  • Vermilion County Bridges near Jamaica, IL and Armstrong, IL.
  • Rail expansion for UNIMIN in Oregon, IL.
  • I-57 retaining wall in Kankakee, IL.
  • Soldier Pile Wall along IL-251 in Peru, IL
  • Briggs Street Reconstruction in Joliet, IL.
  • Eldamain Road Extension south of the Fox River near Yorkville, IL.
  • Bradley Street over I-57 near Champaign, IL

Digging along the RR

Pictures of Projects near Peru, Illinois

Inspecting the Drilled Shafts at Pier 3 at the IL 89/IL River Crossing near Spring Valley, IL

Rock Coring in the middle of the Fox River near Yorkville, IL

Repairing the subgrade under the RR near Utica, IL

North Pier and causeway across the Vermilion River as part of the Ed Hand Road Project near Oglesby, IL

Inspecting Drilled Shafts at IL 89/IL River near Spring Valley, IL

Troy extruding a proctor sample from its mold

Mike mixing up a soil-cement sample in the lab

Piers at the Ed Hand Road Project near Oglesby, IL

Drilling boring SB-2 for the Eldamain Road/Fox River Bridge near Yorkville, IL

Shale Core from boring SB-2 Eldamain Road/Fox River Bridge near Yorkville, IL

Drilling near Mendota, IL

Logging a Borehole in Ottawa, IL