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For 87 years, more than 100 Illinois and Indiana communities have trusted Robinson Engineering to provide a full spectrum of engineering and related services, including standard civil engineering services in municipal water and transportation, as well as land surveying, environmental, water/wastewater operations, corrosion, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), mapping, and geotechnical drilling, engineering and material testing.

The daily needs of local municipalities are our top priority. We understand the unique regulatory agency landscape, infrastructure funding challenges, and community development issues faced by Chicagoland municipalities. Our professionals are equipped with the knowledge and experience to support municipal teams. We go beyond standard civil engineering services to help municipalities accomplish their visions for the future.

History of Excellence

Explore some of the key events from Robinson’s rich history that show how we’ve grown from a one-man firm to the 160+ employee firm located within seven offices in the Chicagoland area.



Robinson Engineering was founded as a one-man firm in 1937 by Raymond W. Robinson, PE in Harvey, IL


The Robinson office moved to South Holland, IL 


Incorporated as R.W. Robinson & Associates, Co. and Raymond W. Robinson, PE as Chairman & CEO


Verlon W. Braselton, PE guided Robinson through expansion of the company as Chairman & CEO



Edward A. Brink, PE continued Robinson on its track for growth and expansion as Chairman & CEO


After growing to 60 employees, the company changed its name to Robinson Engineering, Ltd.



Robinson established an office in Merrillville, IN



Russ W. Prekwas, PE was named Chairman & CEO



Robinson established an office in Frankfort, IL


Award-winning wellness committee was founded


Named as one of the Chicago Tribune's "Chicago's Top Workplaces"


Celebrated 75th Anniversary by completing 75 Community Service Giving Back projects in client communities


American Heart Community Innovation Award for community projects and commitment to wellness

Robinson established an office in Itasca, IL and acquired Tyson Engineering to establish an office in Kankakee, IL



Water/Wastewater Operations team & new office opened in Volo, IL


Kankakee office moved to Bourbonnais, IL


Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering

Jennifer S. Prinz, PE, CFM


10045 W. Lincoln Highway
Frankfort, IL 60423

(815) 806-0300

(815) 806-0301 fax



Our corporate headquarters is located in Frankfort, IL, about 30 miles from downtown Chicago. As we have grown, we’ve opened branch offices in Illinois and Indiana.

Volo, IL

26575 W. Commerce Drive
Suite 512 Volo, IL 60073

(815) 806-0300

Itasca, IL

127 N. Walnut St
Suite 200 Itasca, IL 60143

(847) 250-5635

Frankfort, IL

10045 W. Lincoln Highway
Frankfort, IL 60423

(815) 806-0300

Merrillville, IN

233 E. 84th Drive
Suite 102 Merrillville, IN 46410

(219) 791-0700

Bourbonnais, IL

125 Mooney Drive, Suite 1

Bourbonnais, IL  60914

(815) 932-7406

Lake Geneva

500 Commercial Court, Suite 600

Lake Geneva, WI

(262) 313-4915

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