• Catalina Pointe, Cottages and Townhome Community

    Catalina Pointe, Cottages and Townhome Community

    Designed landscape and irrigation permit plans for the new 275 DU development. Client: Catalina Pointe Location: Deltona City, Volusia County, Florida

  • One More Child

    One More Child, Lake Hunter Campus

    QEI is revising the development plans for the Urban Campus to encompass thirty acres. This update involves a Planned-Unit Major Modification, re-zoning, and engineering phases, which encompass landscape and irrigation…

  • US 20 Reconstruction

    US 20 Reconstruction, IDOT District 2

    QEI was involved with inspecting and documenting all the construction work occurring during the first season. That work included the installation of 8’ x5’ concrete boxes as part of the…

  • US 20 Business West State Street, Rockford, IL

    US Bus 20 West State Street, IDOT District 2

    QEI provided on-site inspection including design changes; construction layout, when not provided for in the contract plans; geotechnical inspection and material testing; prepared records; maintained documentation; and assisted IDOT Resident…

  • IL-Tollway-I-88 Windsor Drive Bridge Replacement

    I-88 Windsor Drive Bridge Replacement

    QEI compiled PS&E for Landscaping and Fencing Plans, Erosion and Sediment Control, Pavement Marking, Temporary Traffic Signals, and Temporary Cable Plans. QEI also compiled and developed the Special Provisions for…

  • Henry Bridge Inspection

    Henry Bridge Inspection, BBS, IDOT District 4

    QEI organized, led, and conducted a routine bridge, fracture critical, element level, and underwater non-diving inspection of the Major River Bridge and created a detailed inspection report with the findings.…

  • Cermak Corridor-PACE Pulse Line

    Cermak Corridor-PACE Pulse line, HNTB Corporation

    QEI provided data collection for the corridor area along with supplemental traffic data to determine bus stop locations and traffic analysis for safe routing of pedestrians along the corridor. The…

  • Working on Transmission Lines for Ameren

    Ameren Transmission Lines

    Title: Coffeen-Roxford Transmission Line 4551 QEI reviewed title commitments, researched deeds and surveyed records, conducted field searches and tie-ins of land corners, performed boundary analyses of land and property lines,…

  • Traffic Studies - I-190 Access Justification Report, Illinois Department of Transportation District 1

    I-190 Access Justification Report, IDOT District 1

    QEI obtained, reviewed, and analyzed three years of historical crash data in the corridor, prepared summary exhibits, including GIS maps of crash types and severities, and identified trends and potential…

  • CDOT Traffic Studies

    In-House Traffic Studies, CDOT Division of Project Development

    QEI completed traffic studies at various intersections or corridors around the city. These studies are initiated by local officials (Aldermen) and are usually requested to address speeding, pedestrian safety, or…

  • Chicago to Quad Cities High Speed Rail IDOT

    Chicago to Quad Cities High Speed Rail, IDOT Bureau of Railroads

    QEI conducted grade crossing surveying at various locations, acquired the necessary right of entry permits from IAIS, BNSF, all jurisdictional agencies, and private land owners and/or tenants, arranged for railroad…

  • Alton to STL High Speed Rail

    Alton to St. Louis High Speed Rail, IDOT Bureau of Railroads

    Surveying: Established up to 75 ground control points to support the photogrammetric mapping. Tie horizontal coordinates to the State Plane Illinois West, NAD83 (US Feet) Coordinate System. The vertical datum…

  • Diverging Diamond - I-55 Weber Road

    I-55/Weber Road Diverging Diamond Interchange, IDOT District 1

    QEI provided an Assistant Resident Engineer on this $68M improvement project that consisted of the reconfiguration of the interchange at I-55 and Weber Road, as well as the construction of…

  • Rochelle Airport Taxiway

    Runway Rehabilitation and New Taxiway, City of Rochelle

    QEI reexamined the proposed pavement section and runway width and adjusted the conceptual design to meet the design of aircraft outlined in the ALP. The new design resulted in cost…

  • Rochelle Airport

    Apron R/1 Reconstruction, City of Rochelle

    Aviation: QEI evaluated the construction impacts of a complete reconstruction of the main parking apron and developed a staged construction plan to keep portions of the apron available for aircraft…

  • O'Hare Modernization Program

    O’Hare Modernization Program, O’Hare International Airport

    The O’Hare Modernization Program (OMP) was a 16-year, $6 billion investment that transformed the airfield into a modern configuration, reducing delays and paving the way for future terminal redevelopment. The…

  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 5 Expansion

    Terminal 5 East Concourse Extension, City of Chicago and International Gate Control

    QEI collaborated with the City of Chicago and International Gate Control (IGC) on Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 5 East Concourse Extension. The $1 billion expansion and renovation of Terminal…

  • Pavement Replacement at Gate 4

    Apron Pavement Replacement for Gates G4 and G6, Chicago O’Hare International Airport

    QEI analyzed aircraft movements, proposed temporary taxi lane centerlines, and coordinated with construction teams to ensure aircraft could safely and efficiently operate at the adjacent gates. The bridge and paint…

  • Ameren NPDES Stormwater Compliance

    NPDES Stormwater Compliance, Ameren

    QEI prepared Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Notice of Intent (NOI) Construction General Permit (CGP) documents for over 30 electrical power substation and transmission line projects. QEI inspected and…

  • MetroLink, Under Construction

    Light Rail Extension, St. Clair County Transit District

    QEI conducted environmental services, including wetland surveys on approximately 439 acres of the project site, which included wetlands and waters of the United States (WOUS) associated with Silver Creek and…

  • Waste Removal

    EMS Program – Central Waste Management, IDOT

    QEI coordinated and managed the pickup and disposal of chemical wastes and roadside debris at IDOT maintenance and storage yards and materials laboratories. QEI also served the purpose of IDOT’s…

  • M5 Maintenance Facility, IL Tollway

    M5 Maintenance Facility, IL Tollway

    QEI completed tree identification surveys, wetland delineations, and an assessment of potential habitat for threatened and endangered species, including the Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) and Northern Long-Eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis)…

  • FAP Route 704-I-55-Veterans Parkway-Bloomington IL

    FAP Route 704 (I-55 Business / Veteran’s Parkway), IDOT District 5

    QEI performed a historical crash analysis to determine if roadway design or traffic control features contributed to the crash risk that could be eliminated or reduced as part of the…

  • Wolf-Road-from-IL-21-to-North-of-Hintz-Road

    Wolf Road from IL 21 to North of Hintz Road, IDOT District 1

    The work included complex maintenance of traffic design and traffic signal design at two intersections, including temporary signals and system interconnect at Wolf Road at Strong Street and Wolf Road…

  • Illinois Certification and Research Track (ICART)

    Illinois Certification and Research Track (ICART), IDOT District 8

    QEI was the lead on the design. The design included approximately 1 mile in total length with turnarounds, constructing three lanes of different pavement types, extending the existing 8’x5’ box…

  • Municipal Park, Village of Sherman

    Municipal Park

    QEI planned and designed the new 10-acre Municipal Park in Sherman, Illinois. The work included completing the planning, design, and construction documents for the park’s overall grading, all drainage and…

  • Road Ranger Truck Stop

    Road Ranger Truck Stops

    The work included Alta Surveys, Topo & Boundary work, and recording of plat work. Design and layout plans, specifications, and estimates for complete site plan, including grading, detention when needed,…

  • HSR Chicago to STL

    Chicago to St. Louis High Speed Rail, IDOT Bureau of Railroads

        Location: Various Counties in Illinois Client:  Illinois Department of Transportation, Bureau of Railroads QEI performed several task orders on this project. Construction Inspection: QEI provided construction inspection of…

  • Elgin O’Hare West Bypass, U.S. Route 20 to IL Route 83, Illinois Tollway

    Elgin O’Hare West Bypass, U.S. Route 20 to IL Route 83, Illinois Tollway

    Project Management: Entered a mentor-protégé relationship with URS on this project. QEI’s initial goal was to be better prepared to serve as a Prime Consultant for potential Tollway projects and…

  • IL Route 75 Rock River to IL Route 2, Phase II

    IL Route 75, Rock River to IL Route 2, IDOT District 2

    QEI was the sole designer on the project and performed field surveys, prepared right-of-way plats, and prepared construction documents for this project. The design included roadway design, multi-use path design,…

  • Cedar Street Bridge over IL River - District 4

    Cedar Street Bridge, IDOT District 4

    QEI planned and designed the rehabilitation of the truss bridge over the Illinois River. Planning tasks included the preparation of a Traffic Management Analysis and Traffic Management Plan for a…

  • Tied-Arch Illinois River Bridge, IDOT District 6

    QEI provided an Assistant Resident Engineer who conducted construction inspection, layout, testing, and documentation of the new tied-arch Illinois River Bridge built in Meredosia, Illinois. This $ 75 million, 10-span,…

  • I-294 Mile Long Bridge

    I-294 (Tri-State Tollway) Mile Long Bridge Reconstruction, Illinois Tollway

    QEI was a Joint Venture Partner that planned and designed a $360M replacement of the 4,940-foot long, 54-span, dual Tollway Structures (Mile Long Bridge). The structures carry eight lanes (later…


    US 52 Savanna/Sabula Tied Arch Bridge, IDOT District 2

    QEI provided an inspector and materials documentation on this $80 million tied arch bridge connecting Savanna, Illinois, and Sabula, Iowa. Performed field observations and documentation of construction techniques and quantities…

  • I-74 Mississippi River Crossing

    I-74 Mississippi River Crossing, IowaDOT District 6

    QEI performed the construction inspection, testing, and documentation of earthwork, aggregates, pipes, concrete, asphalt, and steel materials incorporated into the I-74 Bridge to ensure they met the Iowa Department of…

  • Fantasy of Flight

    Fantasy of Flight

    The work included the zoning of the 203+ acre site to allow the aircraft museum to have an operational runway.  QEI designed and conducted the construction inspection of the mile-long…