Value Focused. Community Minded. Quality Driven.

Serving a broad range of markets, Benesch has played a role in shaping our nation’s infrastructure and local communities for decades.

We’re a unique kind of professional services firm—we are large enough to handle our clients’ most complex and challenging assignments, but nimble enough to offer an exceptional level of customer service. We make our clients’ number one priority our priority as well—overall project success.

We are Alfred Benesch & Company.

  • 1946 Founded
  • 36 Offices
  • 750+ Employees
  • #119 ENR Top 500 Design Firms

Serving a broad range of markets, Benesch has played a role in shaping our nation’s infrastructure and local communities for decades.

We’re a unique kind of professional services firm—we are large enough to handle our clients’ most complex and challenging assignments, but nimble enough to offer an exceptional level of customer service. We make our clients’ number one priority our priority as well—overall project success.

We are Alfred Benesch & Company.

  • 1946 Founded
  • 36 Offices
  • 750+ Employees
  • #119 ENR Top 500 Design Firms
  • Aviation
  • Bridges
  • Built Environment
  • Environmental
  • Municipal
  • Railroad
  • Roadway
  • Transit
  • Water

Our History Runs Deep

Our company was founded as a structural and civil engineering firm in 1946 by Mr. Alfred Benesch. Early on, Mr. Benesch understood the importance of increasing the company’s knowledge and skill by bringing together a conglomeration of experts with different perspectives. As our expertise expanded, so did our service capabilities. For more than 70 years, the firm has grown and prospered. Today, Engineering News Record places Benesch among the Top 500 Design Firms in the country.

1946

Alfred Benesch & Associates is founded as a structural/civil engineering firm.

1952

Expanding our expertise
Benesch’s expertise expands to include railroad and highway bridge design and construction management.

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Headquartered in Chicago, Benesch employs multi-disciplined personnel across the country.

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Core Values

Our Core Values guide the ways we work together and with our clients.


  • Legacy

    We remain true to our beginnings as a client-focused firm dedicated to personalized service.

  • Professional

    We are respectful of the needs and expectations of clients and coworkers.

  • Integrity

    We are honest and are held accountable for the things we say and do.

  • Quality

    We are dedicated to accurate deliverables that increase value to stakeholders.

  • Collaborative

    We are focused on working together as a team and helping each other succeed.

  • Innovative

    We seek new pathways to success that do not rely on convention.

  • Family

    We support each other at the office and respect the lives our coworkers have outside it.

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Committed to Our Communities

Great things happen when people give back to their communities. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program is a corporate sponsored, employee-driven initiative focusing on volunteerism and charitable giving. From gift matching to company-wide service events, giving back to communities is an essential part of who we are.

Committed to Our Communities

Great things happen when people give back to their communities. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program is a corporate sponsored, employee-driven initiative focusing on volunteerism and charitable giving. From gift matching to company-wide service events, giving back to communities is an essential part of who we are.

Volunteer

We create opportunities for our employees to volunteer alongside their coworkers. Together, we make a positive impact in our own backyards and communities across the globe.

Donate

We donate resources to local groups that support our communities. We also make year-end donations to several national non-profits based on survey input from our clients and colleagues.

Educate

We want to inspire and support the next generation. We teach classes and lead enrichment programs, and our intern program provides thousands of dollars in college scholarships.