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Surveys and Construction Staking

 

Hoefferle-Butler Engineering performs numerous surveying services including: ALTA-ASCM standards, Topographic Mapping; Subdivision Plats, Lot Surveys, Building Layout and Construction Staking, Property Corner Monumentation, Assessors Plats, Legal Descriptions, and Plats of Vacation, Dedication, Annexation, and Disconnection.

Chicago Skyway Bridge

F.H. Paschen Construction was awarded a contract to replace deteriorated bridge piers supporting the Chicago Skyway Bridge at 95th Street. Temporary bridge supports were designed and constructed to maintain the bridge deck in its position while existing piers were removed and new piers constructed in their place. Traffic volumes and vehicular loading imposed upon the temporary pier supports was a concern. HBE was contracted to perform continuous monitoring of the bridge deck to assure there was no settlement or lateral movement during the critical period between pier demolition and replacement. Because of the traffic volume on the Chicago Skyway it was decided to close I-90 for 15 minutes around 3 a.m. once a week to allow our survey crews to perform monitoring operations. Since monitoring was to be performed in total darkness to strict tolerances conventional survey equipment could not be used. To meet this challenge HBE had prism targets attached to the bridge deck at various locations and survey crews used laser instrumentation to measure any bridge deck movements. The bridge piers were successfully replaced. The bridge is now undergoing major bridge deck improvements.

54-inch Water Main
Bedford Park
, IL


Hoefferle-Butler Engineering prepared 7.5 miles of easement plats to allow for future maintenance on the 54-inch water main that was designed and constructed in Bedford Park, Illinois. Our survey department also prepared all surveys and preformed construction-staking services to assure that projects were completed successfully and on time.

Prairie Material Sales
Numerous Sites, Northern Illinois

Hoefferle-Butler Engineering has performed ALTA\ASCM land title surveys for approximately 220 acres at various sites. Many of these were done for Prairie Material Sales at numerous locations across northern Illinois.