Surveying for Public Works/Infrastructure Projects

Helping our clients solve the challenges of the public works / infrastructure industry requires a command of the latest surveying technologies and techniques, significant land surveying expertise, and the proven ability to deliver on schedule.

Diverse Land Surveying Expertise

For over three decades, Compass Surveying has provided comprehensive land surveying and support services for environmental studies, project planning and design, and construction for many public works projects including:

We are IDOT Prequalified

In addition to being pre-qualified by the Illinois Department of Transportation, our accomplished survey specialists are well-versed in boundary law, dedications, easements, geospatial data, topography and construction staking. This, combined with our dedication and commitment to stay on the cutting edge of technology and our ability to work effectively in a team environment, makes us a preferred land survey sub-consultant and proven outsource partner.

We are a Full-Service Survey Firm

We are a full-service Illinois land survey professional design firm offering the following services:

  • Ground Well Monitoring
  • Laser Scanning
  • Legal Descriptions
  • Mapping
  • Photometric Ground Control
  • Route Surveying
  • ROW Dedication/Vacation Documents
  • State Plane Coordinates
  • Subdivisions/Re-Subdivisions
  • TIF Legal Description/Maps
  • Topographic Mapping
  • Utility Mapping

To view some of our latest public works/infrastructure projects, click here.


 “Working within extremely tight deadlines and changing requirements, Compass did a great job of delivering a superior work product. I find Compass to be a reliable, responsible and knowledgeable partner that I will continue to work with.”
Bruce Corkle, P.E. – MACTEC Engineering & Consulting

“My work involves complex historic restoration, which requires very good, extremely detailed, three-dimensional architectural and construction surveys. There are only two firms within the United States who have the capability to perform this type of surveying, and Compass Surveying is one of them.”
Robert Armbruster – The Armbruster Company, Inc.

“Compass is responsive and provides a high level of service in both pre-design and construction phase services. They have some very senior staff that is good at helping avoid issues on-site and before construction is initiated.”
Byron W. – Midwest A/E/C Company

The Compass Advantage

  • Over three decades of diverse land surveying experience
  • Unparalleled reputation for accurate, high quality survey work
  • Trusted land boundary consultant for attorneys and title companies
  • Trusted outsource partner for civil engineers
  • Both public and private sector experience
  • Reputation for meeting demanding schedules and deadliness
  • Lump sum or not to exceed pricing for every project