James D. Ewers, P.E.

Director of Construction Engineering Services

Since 1988, Jim has been engaged in providing construction engineering services for transportation projects. He serves as the project quality manager for all of Civiltech’s construction engineering projects. He provides experienced guidance for improvements ranging from multi-use paths to expressway reconstructions. Prior to joining Civiltech, Jim was employed with IDOT where he obtained extensive knowledge in documentation procedures, materials testing, construction layout and field inspection. He served as Construction Supervisor over a major highway reconstruction program as well as Local Agency Construction Supervisor responsible for all District One Federal-aid projects.


Professional Organizations:

  • Illinois Association of Highway Engineers

Areas of Specialization:

  • Construction Management
  • Resident Engineering
  • Highway and Bridge Construction Inspection
  • Project Documentation

Key Projects:

  • Northwest Tollway I-90 at I-39, Cherry Valley Interchange; Illinois Tollway; $56 million
    IL 60 over I-94; Illinois Department of Transportation - District 1; $21 million
  • Kirk Road and IL Route 56 Intersection Improvement; Kane County Division of Transportation; $6.2 million
  • Open Road Tolling 1-90 Northwest Tollway Plazas 1, 5 and 7
  • Deerfield Parkway STP Improvement, IL Rte 83 to Weiland Road; Village of Buffalo Grove; $7.0 million