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Kankakee River Bypass?

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reposted from 2012 Glen D. Palmer Dam Yorkville, Illinois Safety and recreational improvements were recently completed on a low head dam on the Fox River.  The improvements included downstream steps, a fish ladder, and a bypass channel at the Glen D. Palmer Dam in Yorkville, Illinois. Are these life safety and recreational features that could be added…

ALL OPENINGS

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CLICK ON A JOB OPENING TO LEARN MORE Director of Engineering – Bradley, IL Design Engineers – All Branches Project Engineer – All Branches License Track Surveyor – Bradley, IL GIS Specialist – Bradley, IL Part Time College Students   MG2A CIVIL ENGINEERS + LAND SURVEYORS WE HELP OTHERS BUILD STRONG COMMUNITIES At MG2A, we…

FREE PROJECT REVIEW

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FREE G2X Project Review CALL 815-939-4921 A PROCESS DEVELOPED BY MG2A TO HELP GET YOUR PROJECT MOVING FORWARD, GET THE APPROVALS YOU NEED, AND STAY ON PLAN   G2X ProjectTM is a support instrument and written guide we built to help meet three key client service objectives Move Forward. Define clear goals, objectives and progress…

GIS – Making Information Work

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GIS is a powerful tool for recording, using, and sharing information.  MG2A applies the powerful ESRI – ArcGIS Online mapping and analytics platform  to help our clients with facility management, land development marketing, infrastructure operations and maintenance, and public involvement.  Your GIS data can be locked down, fully public, and everything in between.  Consider the increased value of a zoning…

GET ACCESS

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No more searching web sites and emails for your valuable information. We offer you computer desktop, tablet, and phone applications, such as, G2X DocBox and G2X CheckIn that give you real-time, 24 hour access to your project documents, drawings, budgets, and analytics. G2X Client Access includes: G2X Project StrategyTM G2X PlanTM G2X ScheduleTM G2X ToolsTM G2X ConstructionTM G2X…

GET APPROVED

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Remove the mystery behind knowing the status of your plan and getting the approvals you need We offer you computer desktop, tablet, and phone applications, such as,  G2X Tools and G2X Strategy that give you access to proven strategies and tools to get the approvals you need. G2X Client Access includes: G2X StrategyTM State and…

STAY ON PLAN

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Know you are achieving your project goals and your team is staying on plan We offer you computer desktop, tablet, and phone applications, such as,  G2X Strategy  and G2X Plan that help you move forward and stay on plan. G2X Client Access includes: G2X StrategyTM G2X PlanTM Define the mission Communicate objectives Set goals Inform your strategy…

SSES Costs

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A sanitary sewer evaluation study (SSES) scope may include a range of work items. The work items or scope of any particular SSES depends on prior work, specific objectives, and budget.  The budget for any particular SSES scope may be estimated using industry standard costs related to leasing meters, the performance of video inspection, system…

What is the road right-of-way and how do we use it?

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The road right-of-way in a municipality typically refers to property owned by the town or city.  The property is generally in line with the “road” and wider than the road.  Typically, the road right-of-way (ROW) is 50 to 100 feet wide.  In some cases, there is a road with no ROW as we are discussing…

What is Urban Systems Engineering?

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Municipalities face ever-increasing pressure to provide public services with greater reliability, safety, and affordability. They are also under constant pressure to modify services to match changing demands. Many of these services are delivered using aging infrastructure systems or public works such as roads, storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water mains. Sustainable and effective public works…