Commonwealth Engineers Named Member Firm of the PSMJ 2018 Circle of Excellence

Commonwealth Engineers is proud to be listed as a member firm in the PSMJ Resources, Inc. – 2018 Circle of Excellence. The PSMJ Circle of Excellence highlights successfully managed firms that demonstrate outstanding achievements in areas such as overhead management, productivity, client satisfaction, staff growth, and turnover. The Circle of Excellence represents the top 20% […]

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Indianapolis Office Gives Back to Community

The Indianapolis office staff is proud to continue being a part of the Meals on Wheels program. We deliver meals to homebound individuals including seniors, the disabled, or those who are chronically ill. Over the past year, 20 staff members have volunteered their lunch hours to get these meals delivered. The food is prepared by St. […]

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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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