IL Route 29 Opening

Grassroot Efforts Lead to New Rural Expressway

  January 18, 2017 – A grassroots citizens’ organization advocating for a safer commute saw their years of hard work come to fruition with the opening of the final section of the Illinois 29 Expressway. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner commemorated the accomplishment at a ribbon cutting held on January 17, 2017. The project expanded a…

Three CMT Employees Named New Associates

Three staff members of Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (CMT) were named as new associates at the firm’s most recent board of directors meeting. As associates, the three employees are eligible for stock ownership in the privately-held corporation. The new associates are: John Keeven, Jeff Large, and Sean Smith. John Keeven, PE, is a transportation…

CMT Welcomes Roger Driskell

Crawford, Murphy & Tilly is committed to providing its transportation clients with value-based solutions to the challenges that they face. In keeping with this mission, they are pleased to announce the hiring of Roger Driskell, PE, as Director of Innovative Project Delivery. Driskell comes to CMT after a 32-year career with the Illinois Department of…

CMT Goes Big With Solar

When designing infrastructure projects, CMT emphasizes energy efficiency to provide extra value to its clients. Now we’re taking a page from our own book by hooking up to the sun to power our headquarters in Springfield, IL. A solar energy system is being installed that is expected to provide approximately 90 percent of the electrical needs…

New Drone Regulations Effective

On August 29, the new Part 107 – Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) regulations become effective. These highly-anticipated regulations will allow for widespread commercial operations of UAS across the United States. There are a reported 20,000 registered commercial UAS operators and 3,400 people are already signed up to take the sUAS test. It is expected…

A introduction to MS4 program and municipal stormwater permits in Illinois (ILR40 NPDES Permits)

An introduction to MS4 program and municipal stormwater permits in Illinois The intent of this paper is to provide a basic understanding of the recently reissued MS4 permits in Illinois.  A brief history of stormwater regulations includes the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) of 1972 which was implemented by the United States Environmental Protection Agency…