May 2016

DuPage River Sweep

DuPage River Sweep

May 25th, 2016

As part of CBBEL’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, we have adopted the stretch of the East Branch of the DuPage River between Hobson Road and 75th Street. The CBBEL team has committed to helping clean up and restore our section of the river two times per year The first cleanup of the year took place… Read more »

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Chicago River Day

May 17th, 2016

On Saturday, May 14th, CBBEL was the site sponsor for one of more than 60 river cleanups for Chicago River day. Monica Giermek (Water Resources Department) organized the cleanup with CBBEL employees as well as Calumet Stormwater Collaborative members. Participants filled over 50 garbage bags of litter along a section of the Little Calumet River in… Read more »

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Northside Stormwater Management Project

May 10th, 2016

Village of River Forest The Northside Stormwater Management Project was a $15M sewer separation project designed to reduce frequent, severe residential flooding and sewer backups by separating storm and sanitary flows in the northern portion of the Village and improve water quality in the Des Plaines River basin. The project was funded locally through the… Read more »

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Plum Grove Road Reconstruction

May 10th, 2016

Village of Schaumburg Modern Roundabouts are an effective and sustainable transportation solution for many locations. The primary benefits of the modern roundabout are improved traffic flow due to the low speed yield control for entry versus stop control, a smaller environmental footprint due to reductions in emissions and traffic noise, improved safety due to a reduction… Read more »

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A Message from Christopher B. Burke

May 10th, 2016

This is a special year for the CBBEL family as it marks our 30th anniversary. Since our founding in 1986, our staff, disciplines and clientele have grown exponentially. I want to extend a sincere, heartfelt thanks to all of the CBBEL employees – past and present – who have pushed this family business to the… Read more »

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Awards/Mentions & New Employees

May 10th, 2016

2016 APWA Chicago Metro Chapter Inducts CBBEL’s John Heinz into Hall of Fame Active Transportation Alliance’s article on Bikes for Lesotho http://activetrans.org/blog/local-partnership-sends-bikes-lesotho APWA Suburban Branch Project of the Year Environment (Less than $5 million) Bartlett FEMA Flood Control Project ACEC Illinois Annual Engineering Excellence Award Environmental Honor Award Pine Dunes Wetland Mitigation Area   2015 Lake… Read more »

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