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Free Project Review

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FREE G2X Project Review CALL 815-939-4921 G2X ProjectTM is a support instrument and written guide designed to help meet three key client service objectives Move Forward. Define clear goals, objectives and progress steps you can measure. Get Approved. Identify and involve key stake holders and people, organizations, and agencies that will influence project approval. Stay on…

The Courtyards at Cobblestone

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The Courtyards at Cobblestone is a private planned community in Bourbonnais, Illinois featuring 120 owner occupied townhomes, a club house and pool, and large recreational pond. The community was planned and constructed by Curwick Home Builders. The Courtyards are located close to a newly constructed I-57 interchange 45 minutes from downtown Chicago . Our work…

Job Openings

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  LAND SURVEYOR DESIGN ENGINEERS PROJECT ENGINEERS GIS SPECIALIST COLLEGE STUDENTS MG2A CIVIL ENGINEERS + LAND SURVEYORS WE HELP OTHERS BUILD STRONG COMMUNITIES At MG2A, we noticed many leaders who need engineering help or plan approval do not get the attention and support they deserve, so we built a firm that delivers 24-hour access and…

Bourbonnais Parkway

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The Bourbonnais Parkway Business Park is a proposed 145 acre, mixed-use development adjacent to the newly constructed I-57 Interchange (Exit 318) in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Poised in a unique location and able to take advantage of local infrastructure, the site is easy to see, easy to access, and easy to adapt to commercial, business, and industrial…

Kankakee River Bypass?

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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 to the…

Improving Sewer Operation + Maintenance

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MG2A helped the villages of Bradley and Bourbonnais and the City of Braidwood prepare a report evaluating their sanitary sewer collection system capacity, management, operations, and maintenance practices (CMOM).  This work included a sewer system evaluation survey (SSES).  A CMOM is a flexible, dynamic framework for system owners to identify and incorporate widely-accepted wastewater industry…

Bradley Commons Commercial Center

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Our clients, The Daily Group and Mid America, partnered with the Village of Bradley to develop a commercial center named Bradley Commons.  It is a 75-acre mixed use commercial center located in Bradley, Illinois. Anchor stores at the center include Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Bradley Commons also includes smaller…

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…

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…

Street right-of-way?

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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.  Not all roads have a “right-of-way”.  A road may be on an easement or…