Our Story

Providing exceptional service since 1973

It started 50 years ago with an alliance between two engineers – Allen Fehr and Joseph Graham - in Freeport, Illinois. After a decade of competing against one another and witnessing each other’s capabilities, they developed a mutual trust. They teamed up, and Fehr Graham was born.

Five employees reported to work Sept. 15, 1973, to a firm that offered engineering and surveying services. Today, Fehr Graham employs 200 employees across 12 offices in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. And we offer civil engineering, structural engineering, safety and environmental services and more. Like our founders, we improve the communities where our clients – and our employees – live and work.

Fehr Graham joins Trilon

In May 2023, Fehr Graham announced its partnership with Trilon Group, a family of infrastructure consulting businesses. Trilon’s vision is to build the next Top 20 design firm in North America by bringing together the nation’s best medium-sized infrastructure consulting firms. Fehr Graham retains its brand in the partnership.

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