ACEC 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Indiana has announced its 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards. This year, we are proud to announce that three (3) of our partner communities have received a State Finalist Award. Commonwealth Engineers is fortunate to continue partnering with so many communities that strive daily to demonstrate exceptional degrees of […]

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Spurgeon Sanitary Sewer System Project Groundbreaking

On April 22, 2022, the Town of Spurgeon, IN broke ground on its $6.2M Sanitary Sewer System Project. The following individuals or organizations were in attendance or represented at the event which appropriately took place on Earth Day at Jordan Memorial Park: Mr. Eric Heaton, Town Council President Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch Congressman Larry […]

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Commonwealth Cares – Earth Day Clean-up 2022

Commonwealth’s Indianapolis South Office participated in a volunteer “Clean-up” to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, 2022. Our staff appreciates what it means to work for an environmental engineering firm – that is to focus on the environment for the health and longevity of our communities. The water, stormwater, and wastewater infrastructure projects we assist […]

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Portage Interceptor Sewer Rehabilitation Project

On April 18, 2022, the City of Portage, IN broke ground on its $1.5M Sewer Rehabilitation Project. Mayor Sue Lynch, Col. Paul Culberson, Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District, Mark Lopez, Chief of Staff for Rep. Frank Mrvan of IN 1st District, representatives from the City, Commonwealth Engineers, and Grimmer Construction, gathered to […]

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Lapel Water Utility Improvements Project

On April 12, 2022, the Town of Lapel, IN broke ground on its $4.7M Water Utility Improvements Project. Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and representatives from the Town, Commonwealth Engineers, Kleinpeter Consulting, funding agencies, and project construction companies gathered to celebrate the construction kick-off for this project with an expected date for contract completion set for […]

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Infrastructure Report Cards

Do you remember anxious moments prior to receiving your academic report cards? They served as a measure of performance as well as kept your parents in the loop and identified areas in which improvement was needed. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has developed an Infrastructure Report card. In much the same way as […]

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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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