West Morris Street, Indianapolis – Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking was held on Thursday, March 31 for a $6.5 million community-led streetscape project along West Morris Street, Indianapolis. This project includes improvements along a 5,800 ft. section of Morris Street from the Bridge Over Eagle Creek to Harding Street. The work will include new curbs and gutters and related drainage improvements, sewer separation, sidewalks, […]

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Commonwealth Announces New Project Manager

Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (Commonwealth) is proud to announce Darren Wells, PE, BCEE, ENV SP as our newest Project Manager and our Indianapolis North Office Engineering Manager. Mr. Wells has 26 years of experience in consulting engineering as a project manager and engineer in the planning, design, bidding, permitting, construction, and operation phases of water resource infrastructure […]

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Project Highlight: Monticello Collection System Improvements

The City of Monticello, Indiana recently finished constructing over $8 million in collection system improvements, which involved installing approximately 2 miles of gravity sewers ranging in size from 12 to 60 inches in diameter. The project is an important part of the City’s goal to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSOs) into the Tippecanoe River and […]

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Annual Significant Water Withdrawal Reports – due March 2022

Annual Significant Water Withdrawal reports are due to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) on March 31, 2022. IDNR requires owners of significant water withdrawal facilities to prepare and submit verified reports of the amount of water withdrawn during the year. This entails annual reporting of the volume of water withdrawn from utility sources, […]

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Free Water Loss Audit Webinars

On March 10, there will be a free webinar (Session 3) provided by the Southwest Environmental Finance Center which provides an introduction to a water loss audit, the audit software, and the information needed to complete an audit. This may be a good starting place for operators that want to complete their own audit but […]

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Employee Spotlight – Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson, PE, joined Commonwealth Engineers in 2015 after earning a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Southern Indiana. Brian is a dedicated individual whose focus and drive have quickly moved him up the ranks at Commonwealth: from graduating college to an Associate firm engineer in just seven years! Brian’s responsibilities involve the planning […]

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Employee Spotlight – Dale Gick

Dale Gick, PE, joined Commonwealth Engineers in 2021 as a Project Manager to oversee dam, levee, and stormwater engineering projects. Beginning in 1995, Dale worked for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), where he first started his career with the Water Division, then in the Division of Engineering as the Assistant Director over the […]

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Employee Spotlight – Rachel Runge

Rachel Runge, PE, joined Commonwealth Engineers in 2010 immediately after earning her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University. As Rachel grew in experience and in her role, she was given the opportunity to be a part of the Commonwealth Associate Program. Through the mentorship she received in this program, Rachel gained project, team management, […]

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Employee Spotlight – Theresa Criss-Hartwig

Theresa Criss-Hartwig, Director of Business Development is a Commonwealth Engineers partner and recently accepted an expanded role as a member of the Operating Committee to work in partnership with the Board of Directors to guide the company moving forward. Theresa served as a Business Development Manager from 2009-2013 out of the Evansville Office. She then […]

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Employee Spotlight – Robert Bellucci, PE

Robert (Rob) Bellucci, PE joined Commonwealth Engineers in 1996 after earning a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University. Rob is a boomerang employee who departed Commonwealth in the early 2000s to pursue other engineering opportunities in Florida. Apparently being a part of the Commonwealth Team trumps dealing with Indiana weather – we welcomed him […]

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