Structural Engineering

The WBK Structural Engineering staff is experienced in design and management of projects ranging from small culverts to large river crossings.  We are IDOT prequalified in Structures – Highway: Simple, Typical, and Advanced Typical categories.  Our staff includes qualified NBIS Program Managers and Team Leaders adept at preparing contract plans, specifications, and cost estimates.

Our Services Fall Within the Following Major Categories:
    • Bridge and Culvert Inspections
    • Bridge Condition Reports
    • Bridge Type Studies
    • Highway and Railroad Bridges
    • Retaining Walls
    • Pedestrian & Bikeway Structures
    • Tunnel Design
    • Dam Removals and Modifications

Featured Projects

Located in Kane County in northeastern Illinois, the Mid-County Trail Pedestrian Bridge provides a vital link between the Great Western Trail and the Fox River Trail in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.  The project included 4.1-miles of bike path, a bridge over Ferson Creek and a bridge at the intersection of Randall Road and Silver Glen Road….

WBK, acting as a subcontractor to SPACECO, Inc. prepared the design, contract plans, specifications and estimates for 4 distinct retaining walls at the site of a proposed Meijer store site.

WBK provided Phase I Preliminary Engineering and Phase II Final Engineering for the Kane County Division of Transportation on this federally funded bike path and tunnel project located near the intersection of Randall Road and Keslinger Road in Geneva, Illinois. The tunnel allows for pedestrian traffic to safely pass under Randall Road, a heavily travelled roadway with an estimated 50,000+…