Project Highlight: Town of Newburgh Sanitary Sewer Master Plan

The Town of Newburgh is completing a phase of their Sanitary Sewer Master Plan that focuses on Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) reduction. The hydraulic model of their collection system identifies key areas of I/I. Staff from the Newburgh Sewer Department are working together with Commonwealth’s staff to complete smoke testing in these areas. The smoke […]

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IFA SRF Releases Guidance for Asset Management Program

Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) State Revolving Fund (SRF)- Asset Management Program Throughout the past year, there has been much discussion of Asset Renewal and the need to plan for such activities. SRF recently released their guidance for the Asset Management Program (AMP). The AMP is intended to allow participants of the SRF loan program to […]

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Project Highlight: Town of Elberfeld WWTP Improvements Project

PROJECT HISTORY AND BACKGROUND The Town of Elberfeld constructed a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in 2000. The project was financed through the Indiana Finance Authority using State Revolving Funds. Soon after the facility was placed online, the community realized that the newly constructed plant was not capable of accommodating excess flows during wet weather […]

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Community Crossings Grant Fund Application Deadline

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will begin accepting applications on Monday, August 6, 2018, for matching funds for shovel-ready local construction projects through Community Crossings. Community Crossings is Indiana’s local road and bridge matching grant program. Applications are due by September 28, 2018, and awarded communities will be notified by INDOT beginning in November. […]

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Art In Point – Crown Point, Indiana

Commonwealth Engineers is proud to once again be a part of bringing the arts to our client communities. This year, Commonwealth is among the sponsors for the City of Crown Point’s 25-foot “Embracing Peace” sculpture of the ‘Kissing Couple’ by renowned artist Seward Johnson. According to the Northwest Indiana Times, “The statue recreates the iconic […]

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“Indiana is the first in the United States to get $436M in Federal Funds for Water Infrastructure”

On Thursday, April 19th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Governor Eric Holcomb announced $436 in Federal Funding for Indiana water infrastructure. The State of Indiana is the first in the nation to offer these low-interest loan programs to municipalities for the purpose of updating their aging water infrastructure. This will allow communities to utilize the […]

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Announcing New Regional Office & Staff Promotion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. (Commonwealth) announces the opening of a new regional office in Crown Point, Indiana. The office officially opened its doors on April 16, 2018. The newly renovated commercial office space is in the heart of downtown Crown Point. This fourth office location will accommodate Commonwealth’s continued growth and will allow […]

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