Mr. Blotevogel began his career as a summer employee with the Illinois Department of Transportation in 1965. Working part-time and full-time with IDOT, he attended classes at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville where he received his degree in 1971. In 1972, Mr. Blotevogel received his Professional Engineering license in Illinois and later in Missouri. He received his Professional Surveyor’s license in Illinois in 1976. In 1973, Mr. Blotevogel joined the City Engineers staff in Springfield, Illinois as the Engineer of Planning and Development. In 1978, Mr. Blotevogel joined the staff of a consulting engineering and land surveying company founded by Willard G. Flagg. Mr. Blotevogel participated in all facets of the firm and became owner in 1991. He continued that practice until November 2015 when he joined the firm of Sheppard, Morgan & Schwaab, Inc. Mr. Blotevogel’s duties include management of various projects and sharing his many years’ experience in assisting completion of projects throughout the firm.
Some more detailed project experience is:
New Douglas – designed and coordinated financing of complete sanitary sewerage collection and treatment system.
Hartford – supervised design and construction of multiple sewer separation projects; sewer line upgrades and the original regional wastewater pump station.
Worden – design wastewater treatment aeration and filtration system with significant decrease in suspended solids and BOD concentrations/
Portable Water Facilities:
Multiple water system improvement projects including distribution upgrades, elevated and ground storage facilities, pumping systems, treatment plant design and upgrade and system control and monitoring design.
Glen Carbon – All facets of planning, design and construction management of Meridian Road/Glen Crossing Road reconstruction project.
Madison County – All facets of design and construction management of Center Grove Road reconstruction project.
Design and construction management of all facets of multiple residential and commercial land development/subdivision projects in Glen Carbon, Edwardsville, Hamel, Worden, Collinsville, Troy and Maryville.
All levels of service including engineering plan review, design and construction management for multiple public works projects, advise and train planning and zoning commission members, technical advisor for City and Village operators/staff and financial planning for public works projects including securing grants, loans, bond issues, and other sources to help make projects possible.