Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd

Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd

Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd

Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. (CBBEL) is unique among consulting engineering and surveying firms in that we are a full-service company that can comprehensively meet the needs of both private and public sector clients. Guided by founder and President Christopher B. Burke, our `family business” corporate philosophy allows for a level of personal service that ensures peace of mind. Our staff of almost 230, nine offices covering two states, and exhaustive list of specializations—civil, municipal, transportation, water resource, mechanical, structural, construction, traffic, and environmental engineering and environmental resource services—provide professionalism and a depth of expertise that promote project success.

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9575 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 600 , Rosemont , Illinois 60018 USA
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Engineering service provider
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Nationally (across the country)
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Since its founding in 1986 the size of our company and the complexity of our projects have grown.  Today we provide not only design services, but also planning, preliminary engineering, permitting, and construction observation. We have successfully completed the design, permitting and construction of numerous major transportation projects, flood control reservoirs, pump stations, embankments, water mains and water systems, storm sewers, and large open channels.

Receiving his doctoral degree in civil engineering from Purdue University, CBBEL President Christopher B. Burke embraces education and encourages continued learning among his employees.  Our staff includes four PhDs, eighty-two licensed professional engineers, and a team of licensed professional land surveyors, a licensed structural engineer, and a licensed landscape architect.  Thirty staff are certified floodplain managers and twenty are certified professionals in erosion and sediment control.  CBBEL staff represents nearly 14% of Illinois' certified floodplain managers and 10% of the state's certified professionals in erosion and sediment control. 

At CBBEL, we are committed to delivering consistently accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions to a wide range of engineering and environmental challenges. Our staff consists of experienced and responsive professionals who strive to provide engineering, surveying, and environmental services on a personal level.

We are proud of the high level and quality services that CBBEL has continued to provide to our clients over the years and we look forward to working with you in the future.