Libertyville, IL (April 15, 2010) – Bonestroo associate John Briggs has been named team leader in the firm’s Libertyville office. In this new role, Briggs will manage Illinois operations and direct his staff of 20 professionals on government and private projects. Briggs has been with Bonestroo since 1994. With more than 15 years of progressively challenging roles, his background includes a wide range of projects for both private and government clients. Briggs has specialized in the planning, design coordination, and construction management of various public capital improvement projects, including street resurfacing and reconstruction projects, water distribution and sanitary sewer system upgrades, stormwater management projects, street lighting, parking lot/streetscape improvements and bicycle paths.
“John’s leadership and project management abilities make him a perfect fit for this position,” says Government division leader Lee Mann. “John’s proven performance in leading and collaborating with Illinois and firm-wide staff will be an asset as he transitions into this role. Additionally, John brings strong relationships with area clients who know and trust his abilities.”
Briggs is a graduate of the University of Illinois, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in both Illinois and Wisconsin, and is actively involved in the American Public Works Association (APWA).
Ranked 209th nationally in Engineering News Record’s list of Top 500 Design Firms, Bonestroo is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service engineering, planning, and environmental science firms. The firm provides innovative, practical solutions to the government, private, energy, and industrial markets. Service areas include engineering; surveying and construction services; water and natural resources; transportation; planning; development and redevelopment; permitting, inspection and compliance; and recreation. Bonestroo’s merger with Northern Environmental enables the firm to provide additional services in compliance and industrial hygiene, property assessment and brownfield redevelopment, and contaminant investigation and remediation. Bonestroo has 12 offices throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and North Dakota. (www.bonestroo.com)