OMEGA IS BUILT ON EXCELLENCE

At OMEGA, we build the crucial infrastructures that millions of people depend on every day—for travel, commerce and life. We take great pride in everything we build; because we know what movement means to you.

Our company is often recognized for our exceptional work—work that both meets the needs of our clients and keeps our world moving.

OMEGA Awards

OMEGA Awarded the IDOT Consultant Exceptional Service Award +

Date: June 9, 2017

OMEGA is grateful and excited to be the recipient of the Illinois Department of Transportation Consultant Exceptional Service Award for construction engineering of the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange Flyover Bridge in Chicago, IL. This award was nominated by IDOT and was presented at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Illinois Spring Meeting and Awards Luncheon on June 9th in Peoria, IL.

The new six unit 1,978 foot long structure includes a curved section of the bridge on a 540 foot radius that required girders to be erected directly over the Kennedy, Dan Ryan, and Eisenhower Expressways. The bridge is supported by 31 piles and 33 drilled shafts cored into bedrock and required fabrication and erection of 4.8 million pounds of structural steel with girders ranging up to 90″ deep and 189 feet in length.

OMEGA was proud to serve as the lead engineering firm and mentor upcoming African American firm, The Roderick Group on this project. Other minority firm team members included GSG Consultants, R & G Engineering, Atlas Engineering, Interra, and Dynasty Group. This challenging interchange project resulted in travel and safety improvements in one of the most congested interchanges in the world with over 400,000 daily motorists.

OMEGA Awarded 2016 APWA Chicago Metro Chapter Project of the Year Award +

Date: 16 Feb 2016

The IL 59 at I-88 Diverging Diamond Interchange was selected as the APWA Chicago Metro Chapter’s Project of the Year, Transportation of more than $75 million award winner for the year 2016. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for this $100 million IDOT Project, which included the first Diverging Diamond Interchange in the Chicago area.

Before being awarded the Chicago Metro Chapter Award, the IL 59 at I-88 DDI was honored at the APWA Fox Valley Branch for the Public Works Project of the Year in the category Transportation – $25 Million to $75 Million.

OMEGA Awarded 2016 ACEC Engineering Excellence Honor Award +

Date: 03 Nov 2015

OMEGA is the proud recipient of a 2016 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois. The IL 59 at I-88 Diverging Diamond Interchange was awarded an Honor Award, which is given to those projects which are recognized for exceptional engineering that met the needs of the client and benefitted the public welfare.

OMEGA Awarded 2015 APWA Southwest Branch Project of the Year Award +

Date: 07 January 2015

OMEGA, along with HLR, was awarded the 2015 APWA Southwest Branch Project of the Year in Transportation ($5 million to $25 million) for Will County Division of Transportation’s 143rd Street Reconstruction. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for this project which consisted of full depth asphalt pavement reconstruction and widening, pavement resurfacing, storm sewer, detention basins, curb and gutter, traffic signal modernization and landscaping.

OMEGA Receives Two ACEC-Illinois Engineering Excellence Awards +

Date: 17 Nov 2014

OMEGA is the proud recipient of two 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois. Both the 143rd Street Reconstruction Project and the US 34 Street Reconstruction Project were awarded a Merit Award in the Special Projects category.

OMEGA was selected as the prime consultant by the Will County Division of Transportation for the 143rd Street Reconstruction Project, which included a 143rd Street section from Greystone Drive to Pinewood Drive and a Will-Cook Road section from Heather Drive to Ruggles Court, 1.43 miles overall, in Will and Cook Counties. This was the largest Will County project to date constructed in the Village of Homer Glen. OMEGA provided construction engineering for this project which included removal of the existing two lane asphalt pavement and replacement with a five lane full-depth asphalt pavement. A major component of the work was to construct extensive new drainage facilities to increase storm water storage capacity and eliminate flooding which had been a major problem for this area. Ancillary construction included soil stabilization, sidewalk, curb and gutter, traffic signal modernization, landscaping, pavement marking, and other appurtenant work on 143rd Street.

OMEGA was also selected as the prime consultant for the US 34 Reconstruction from Big Rock Creek to Eldamain Road by the Illinois Department of Transportation and provided construction engineering services for this project. The project consisted of the reconstruction of 1.9 miles of US 34 pavement utilizing all the existing roadway as the foundation of the proposed roadway and also included widening of the existing bridge over Big Rock Creek. The new roadway section was widened to two lanes in each direction with a median and consisted of PCC jointed pavement. The work also included the installation of an enclosed storm sewer system, two large box culverts, retention pond, shared use path, modernization of three existing intersections, and landscaping. This project impacted the Village of Plano, local businesses, residents and Wabaunsee Community College (Plano).

OMEGA Receives 2014 ACEC Engineering Excellence Special Achievement Award +

Date: 20 Nov 2013

OMEGA is the proud recipient of a 2014 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois. The I-90 at IL 47 Interchange project was awarded a Special Achievement Award in the Special Projects category.

OMEGA provided construction engineering services for this $39 million complete interchange reconstruction project, the first project to get underway as part of the Illinois Tollway’s $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future. This complex project involved removal of the existing outdated bridge structure and partial access interchange while constructing a new seven lane wide bridge over I-90 with new all electronic I-PASS toll plazas servicing six new ramps, allowing full access in all directions. As the Illinois Tollway’s first “GREEN” interchange, the project also included many new environmentally friendly initiatives.

OMEGA Receives 2013 ACEC Engineering Excellence Honor Award +

Date: 15 Nov 2012

OMEGA is the proud recipient of a 2013 Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois. The Stevenson Expressway Resurfacing Bus on Shoulder Lane project was awarded an Honor Award in the Special Projects category. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for this $34 million, 20 mile project for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

OMEGA Ranked by ENR Midwest as a Top Design Firm in Transportation +

Date: 30 May 2012

OMEGA is proud to announce that we have been ranked as the 24th Top Design Firm in Transportation by ENR Midwest for 2012. It is an honor to be recognized for the work that we are doing and the goals that we are achieving. OMEGA looks forward to moving up this list in the years to come.

OMEGA Awarded 2012 HACIA Mentor/Protégé Award +

Date: 13 Mar 2012

OMEGA was awarded the 2012 HACIA (Hispanic American Construction Industry Association) Mentor/Protégé Award for their collaboration with CivCon Services on IDOT’s $35 million Stevenson Expressway Resurfacing and Bus on Shoulder Lane from I-355 to Kedzie Avenue. The OMEGA/CivCon Mentor-Protégé Agreement was the first IDOT Phase III Mentor/Protégé Agreement to be executed and successfully completed.

OMEGA Receives Several 2012 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards +

Date: 11 Nov 2011

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OMEGA is the proud recipient of several 2012 Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois. The Eisenhower Expressway Resurfacing & Bridge Repairs Project was awarded an Honor Award in the Special Projects category. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for this $66 million project for the Illinois Department of Transportation. The Stearns Road Corridor Project was also awarded an Honor Award in the Transportation category. OMEGA served as a construction engineering consultant on this $25 million project for Kane County’s Division of Transportation. IL 59 Reconstruction from IL 126 to Caton Farm Road was awarded a Merit Award in the Transportation category. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for this $30 million project for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

OMEGA Awarded 2012 APWA Southwest Branch Project of the Year Award +

Date: 4 January 2012

OMEGA was awarded the 2012 APWA Southwest Branch Project of Year in Transportation ($25 million to $75 million) for IL 59 Reconstruction from IL 126 to Caton Farm Road. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s $30 million reconstruction of IL 59. The three year project included widening of the roadway from two to four lanes (two in each direction), curb and gutter improvements, left turn lanes installed at major intersections, median installation, new storm sewers, new water main, new traffic signals, and new roadway lighting.

OMEGA Awarded 2011 ACEC Engineering Excellence Merit Award +

Date: 4 February 2011

OMEGA was awarded the 2011 ACEC Engineering Excellence Merit Award for the Eola Road Interchange at I-88. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for the Illinois Tollway on this $25 million project which included the construction of a new interchange on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at Eola Road.

OMEGA Awarded 2011 APWA Chicago Metro Chapter Public Works Project Excellence Award +

Date: 6 February 2011

OMEGA was awarded the 2011 Public Works Project Excellence Award by the Chicago Metro Chapter of the APWA for the Stearns Road Bridge Corridor. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for the Kane County Division of Transportation’s $25 million Fox River Bridge Construction from McLean Boulevard to IL 25 near South Elgin.

OMEGA Awarded 2011 HACIA Project of the Year Award +

Date: 17 March 2011

OMEGA was awarded the 2011 HACIA Project of the Year Award for the Eisenhower Expressway Resurfacing. OMEGA provided construction engineering services for the resurfacing of the $66 million Eisenhower Expressway from I-88 to the Circle Interchange. OMEGA was the prime consultant on this project for the Illinois Department of Transportation and included a minority participation of 90%.