Bonestroo associate John Briggs has been named team leader in the firm’s Libertyville, Illinois office. In this new role, Briggs will manage Illinois operations and direct his staff of 20 professionals on government and private projects.  Briggs has been with Bonestroo since 1994. With more than 15 years of progressively challenging roles, his background includes a wide range of projects for both private and government clients.  Briggs has specialized in the planning, design coordination, and construction management of various public capital improvement projects, including street resurfacing and reconstruction projects, water distribution and sanitary sewer system upgrades, stormwater management projects, street lighting, parking lot/streetscape improvements and bicycle paths.

Briggs is a graduate of the University of Illinois, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He is a registered professional engineer in both Illinois and Wisconsin, and is actively involved in the American Public Works Association (APWA).  

Ranked 209th nationally in Engineering News Record’s list of Top 500 Design Firms, Bonestroo is a full-service engineering, planning, and environmental science firms. The firm provides solutions to the government, private, energy, and industrial markets. Service areas include engineering; surveying and construction services; water and natural resources; transportation; planning; development and redevelopment; permitting, inspection and compliance; and recreation. Bonestroo’s merger with Northern Environmental enables the firm to provide additional services in compliance and industrial hygiene, property assessment and brownfield redevelopment, and contaminant investigation and remediation.  Bonestroo has 12 offices throughout Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and North Dakota.