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American Surveying & Engineering places the needs of our Clients before all else. Since 1978, we have developed and nurtured relationships with both public and private agencies. We were founded in 1978 as a premier surveying firm, the surveying firm that transportation agencies trusted for accurate and timely data, and we have increased our footprint in the industry by adding to our skill set Engineering Design, Subsurface Utility Engineering, Hydrographic/Bathymetric services, Land Acquisition Services including Appraisals, Negotiations and Relocation Services, and Environmental Services.

  • US Army Corps
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • Illinois Tollway
  • Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Chicago Department of Water Management
  • City of Chicago
  • Cook County
  • Ameren
ASE has held 5-year IDIQ survey contracts with both the Chicago and Detroit Districts of the USACE. Both of these contracts are highlighted by our bathymetric surveying services.
ASE performed a 5-year contract with USDA providing boundary surveys for federal WRP and EWP programs located in Illinois. ASE also provided engineering services at Midewin Tallgrass Prairie in Wilmington, Illinois.
ASE has built relationships with all Regions and Districts of the Illinois Department of Transportation. We have worked in almost every Region or District in Illinois. Our most predominant repeat professional services performed in Regions or Districts are Region 1 District 1, Region 2 District 2 and District 3; Region 3 District 4.  We are uniquely aware of subtle changes in requirements from District to District.                      In 2014 ASE was hired by the Central Office to perform a comprehensive re-write of the Statewide Survey Manual. That Manual is in use today as the Standard for all surveys for the Department of Transportation.
ASE has performed as both a prime and subconsultant on numerous major Tollway projects. We routinely work with many other consultants on Tollway projects by providing Subsurface Utility Engineering, Right-of-Way Engineering, and Survey Services.
ASE is providing the Iowa DOT with Statewide On-Call Subsurface Utility Engineering Services. We've also provided surveying services on various projects.
ASE has provided topographic surveys for the Water Main Replacement Program and for Design and Construction of ADA Ramps and Base Drawing Production for three task order contracts.
ASE has a long history of providing surveying and Subsurface Utility Engineering services for the City of Chicago. For a 3 year period we also performed Utility Locates in response to DIGGER requests Citywide for all City owned utilities over approximately one-quarter of the City.
ASE has provided Cook County with various services including surveying, engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering, and Land Acquisition.
As part of our Subsurface Utility Engineering  services, we have continuous relationships as subconsultant providing SUE and Survey on NICOR pipeline projects.
As both a prime and subconsultant, ASE has provided Subsurface Utility Engineering, including utility coordination and Ground Penetrating Radar on Ameren Line replacement projects.  


American Surveying & Engineering, Ltd. (ASE) offers a variety of professional services. ASE, which was established in 1978 as American Surveying Consultants, has its corporate office in Chicago and branch offices in Naperville and Dixon, Illinois.

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  • 200 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2630, Chicago, IL 60601


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