Engineers committed to excellence


Years in Business

Started in 1986, CBBEL is a full-service consulting engineering and surveying firm specializing in civil, transportation/highway, municipal, traffic, construction, water resources, environmental, structural and mechanical engineering. Today we provide not only design services, but also planning, preliminary engineering, permitting, and construction observation. We have successfully completed the design, permitting and construction of numerous major transportation projects, flood control reservoirs, pump stations, embankments, water mains and water systems, storm sewers, and large open channels.


Licensed Professionals

Our staff includes four PhDs, 79 licensed professional engineers, and a team of licensed professional land surveyors, a licensed structural engineer, and a licensed landscape architect. Twenty-four staff are certified floodplain managers and 18 are certified professionals in erosion and sediment control.


Total Staff

CBBEL has grown to approximately 197 staff members who provide consistently high-quality services to both public and private sector clients throughout the Midwest. Our experienced staff is made up of responsive professionals who strive to provide engineering, surveying and environmental services on a personal level. We are a full-service company that can comprehensively meet the needs of both private and public sector clients.