Great Lakes Coastal Engineering Firms and Contractors
Firms Can Also Provide Bluff Stability Consultation (current as of July 2018)

 ”Disclaimer – This is not to be considered an endorsement of the companies on this list, nor warranty of services provided, and this list is not to be considered all inclusive of any and all companies that could offer this service. The following list of consulting firms is a partial list of known firms that have completed projects on Lake Michigan and/or Lake Superior. It is only a partial list and is in no way a list of “approved” or “recommended” firms.”

 Many consulting firms have multiple office locations and the office listed can send you to their appropriate office to contact for your project needs. Potential project property owners should seek registered professional engineers, request similar project references, ask for sample-completed project information as well as talk to the local permitting agencies for comments. For further guidance on selecting competent consulting professionals, see the following University of Wisconsin Sea Grant publication “Working with Engineers and Contractors on Shore Protection Projects” available  free from the online publications store accessible from the Wisconsin Sea Grant web page.


1555 N. River Center Drive, Suite 214

Milwaukee, WI 53212


(U.S. Great Lakes offices in Chicago; Milwaukee; Green Bay, Wis.; Traverse City, Marquette and Detroit, Mich.; Cleveland; Buffalo and Rochester, N.Y.)

AMI Consulting Engineers, PA

91 Main Street

Superior, WI 54880


(Great Lakes offices in Superior, WI; Virginia, MN and Vadnais Heights, MN)

Barr Engineering

3005 Boardwalk Street
Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


(Great Lakes offices in Duluth, MN; Grand Rapids, MI)

Collins Engineers, Inc

123 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900

Chicago, IL 60606


(Great Lakes offices in Green Bay and Milwaukee, WI; and Chicago, Il)

Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC

2121 Innovation Court, Suite 300

DePere, WI 54115-5126


(Great Lakes offices in Green Bay (DePere) and Milwaukee, WI; Duluth, MN and Chicago, IL

Fresh Water Engineering LLC

1439 Regent Street

Madison, WI 53711


(Great Lakes office in Madison, WI)

IG Consulting, Inc.

Carl Kupfer, PE, Principle

300 Marquardt Dr.

Wheeling, IL 60090


Iron Works Construction Company

Mike Cole Professional Contractor

8953 Hwy 57

Baileys Harbor, WI 54202


JJR/Smith Group

35 East Wacker, Suite 2200

Chicago, IL  60601


(Great Lakes offices in Madison, WI and Chicago, Il)

Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc

222 West 1st Street

Duluth, MN 55802


(Great Lakes office in Duluth, MN)

Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc

302 West Superior Street, Suite 70

Duluth, MN 55802


(Great Lakes office in Duluth, MN; Freeport, IL: Kalamazoo & Hancock, MI; and Madison, WI )

Marine Tech, LLC

716 Garfield Ave

Duluth, MN 55802


(Great Lakes office in Duluth, MN)

Nelson Construction, Inc

PO Box 5

LaPointe, WI 54850


(Great Lakes office in LaPointe (Madeline Island), WI)

Nordic Group, Inc

4236 Lindahl Road

Hermantown, MN 55811


(Great Lakes office in Hermantow, MN)

Olson Brothers Contractors

13947 East 1st Avenue

Brule, WI 54820


(Great Lakes office in Brule, WI)

OZ Engineering, LLC

1206 Sunset Road

Wheaton, IL


(Great Lakes offices in Racine, WI and Wheaton, IL)

Red Barn Design & Engineering, S.C.

5198 Highway V

DeForest, WI 53532


(Great Lakes office in DeForest, WI)

Roen Salvage Company

180 East Redwood Street

Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235


(Great Lakes office in Sturgeon Bay, WI)

Shabica & Associates

550 Frontage Road, Suite 3735
Northfield, IL 60093


(Great Lakes office in Northfield, Il)


12075 Corporate Parkway, Suite 200

Mequon, WI 53092


Terracon (Geotechnical Services)

9856 S. 57th St.

Franklin (Milwaukee), WI  53132


(Great Lakes offices in Milwaukee and Green Bay, WI; Vernon Hills and Chicago, Il)

W.F. Baird & Associates Ltd.
125 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 300
Chicago, IL, 60606, USA
312 893 5442

(Great Lakes offices in Madison, WI and Chicago, Il)