Tree Care During Construction: Balancing Growth and Development

Preserving trees during construction is crucial for maintaining the environmental health and aesthetic appeal of our communities. At GHA, we seamlessly integrate tree protection practices into our construction engineering services. Through careful planning and effective techniques, we safeguard these essential natural resources, ensuring a healthy environment for the communities we serve. Our approach demonstrates a clear commitment to the responsible management of ecological impacts throughout the lifecycle of our projects.


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OSLAD Grants: Securing Funding, Transforming Community Spaces

The OSLAD program, administered by the IDNR, provides essential funding for enhancing community spaces across Illinois. By offering financial assistance for the acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation areas, OSLAD grants empower local governments to create and revitalize spaces that foster community interaction, recreation, and environmental responsibility.


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GHA Summer Internship Program 2024: Embracing the Future of Engineering

Since its inception in 1985, Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. (GHA)'s Summer Internship Program has been instrumental in developing future professionals across various disciplines. This summer, GHA welcomes its biggest intern class yet – 15 enthusiastic individuals eager to delve into the full spectrum of GHA's offerings. This includes various aspects of civil engineering, construction & surveying, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), human resources, and marketing. The program provides a comprehensive experience, exposing interns to the diverse range of expertise that contributes to GHA's success.


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GHA Connections: Shawn Hurtig – QA/QC On The Watch

During a complex engineering project, a seemingly minor detail, if overlooked, has the potential to greatly impact project success. Thankfully, Shawn Hurtig, the Quality Assurance/Quality Control GHA, possesses a keen eye for detail honed through years of diverse experience. With his comprehensive understanding of quality management system practices, Shawn is instrumental in ensuring GHA's projects are successful, lasting, and meaningful.


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Road Maintenance Programs

Preserving Pavement: Road Maintenance Programs

Roadways are important components of well-functioning communities. A long-term road maintenance program is equally important for supporting community operations and safeguarding public investments. GHA specializes in developing road maintenance programs that reduce the need


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Back to Our Roots: A Guide to Planning, Design, and Maintenance of Athletic Fields

Building a successful athletic field goes beyond construction; it is a careful blend of planning, expert design, and ongoing maintenance.


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GHA Connections: Julie Roberts

Julie Roberts' path to the Transportation Services Division at GHA began with a pivotal encounter. During a visit to the University of Detroit Mercy for the Engineering and Science Department's Board of Advisors, GHA Co-founder Robert Hamilton had lunch with a group of aspiring civil engineering students, among them Julie Roberts.


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GHA’s ADA Compliance Toolkit: A Nationwide Journey

At GHA, our commitment to the principles of the Americans with Disabilities Act is evident in our operations, highlighted by our ADA Compliance Toolkit. This toolkit, conceived and developed by GHA, is a direct response to the essential need for precise ADA compliance in a wide range of


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Gewalt Hamilton Associates Announces Anika Moore, MAIO, as Chief People Officer

GHA, is proud to announce the appointment of Anika Moore, MAIO, as the company's first Chief People Officer (CPO). Having previously served eight years as GHA's Director of Human Resources, Anika returns to the company as CPO, bringing a strong commitment to driving forward the company's ambitious growth and development goals.


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Winter Utility Work: Paving the Way for Quiet Summers

At GHA, our project management philosophy emphasizes efficiency and maximizing community benefits, while always considering the needs of each community. As part of this philosophy, we assess the viability of scheduling utility work for roadway projects during the winter months.


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