Southwest Branch

Welcome to the Southwest Branch Website!

Southwest Branch Awards

Join us as we recognize outstanding achievement in the Southwest Branch Public Works: 

    • Transportation less than $5M: US Route 52 at River Road, Village of Shorewood
    • Structures less than $5M: Romeoville Public Works and Administration Building Village of Romeoville
    • Environment between $5M and $25M: Beecher WWTP Improvements, Village of Beecher
    • Transportation between $5M and $25M: Village Green Neighborhood Improvements, Village of Plainfield
    • Environment between $25M and $75M: Joliet CSO Mitigation, City of Joliet
    • Disaster or Emergency Repair: Midlothian Creek Streambank Stabilization, Village of Tinley Park

May 2021 News:

  • Thank you John Baczek with IDOT for the presentation on District 1 Transportation Perspectives and Highlights

April 2021 News:

  • Thank you James Ford with Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency for the presentation on Protective Security Advisor Overview

March 2021 News:

  • Thank you to Barry Kent with IDOT for the presentation on IDOT Technology Transfer Training Program 

February 2021 News:

  • Thank you to Elaine Bottomley with Will County Governmental League for the presentation on Surface Transportation Program: Local and Shared Fund

January 2021 News:

  • Thank you to Sagar Sonar and Jake Panter with Kimley Horn  for the presentation on Preserving Infrastructure through Asset Management

2021 Executive Members:

Arlan Schattke, P.E.
Village of Plainfield

Vice President
Amy Wagner, P.E.
City of Joliet

Eric Neubauer, P.E.

Alex Alejandro, P.E. CFM
Hancock Engineering

Past President
Ryan Anderson
Village of Minooka

Here is our schedule and tentative topics for 2021:
Monthly Meetings (1st Wednesday of the Month):

January 6th – Preserving Infrastructure - Asset Management Approach

February 3rd – Will County Governmental League Surface Transportation Program (STP-L)

March 3rd – IDOT Technology Transfer Training Program Overview

April 7th – Infrastructure Security

May 5th – Rebuild Illinois Program Update

June 8th – Southwest Branch Golf Outing at Silver Lakes

July 7th  – No meeting

August 4th – Demo Days Event

September 1st – Monthly Meeting - Topic: TBD

October 6th – Monthly Meeting - Topic: TBD

November 3rd - Monthly Meeting - Topic: TBD

December 10th  -  Southwest Branch Holiday Party 

Thank you for visiting this web page. Please contact Alex Alejandro at if you have any comments/questions.


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