The public works engineering staff at GRAEF assists municipal clients including cities, villages, townships, and utilities. Our experience working with local, state, and federal governmental agencies offers your community a great advantage when completing a project and meeting goals.

Our project experience is broad ranging from the design of wastewater treatment plants and water storage and distribution systems to small-scale drainage projects. GRAEF offers municipal clients project planning, analysis, design, plans and specifications, construction inspection, grants and financial aid research and applications, construction management, feasibility and cost-effectiveness studies, and general municipal engineering services.

Our Work

Drexel Town Square Wetland Park

Drexel Town Square Wetland Park

MacArthur Square Planning_City of Milwaukee

MacArthur Square Planning

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La Crosse 2040 Comprehensive Plan

Milwaukee Climate and Equity Plan

Milwaukee Climate and Equity Plan

Kinnickinnic River – Pulaski Park

Kinnickinnic River – Pulaski Park

Lake Monona Waterfront Design

City of Madison Lake Monona Waterfront

Milwaukee County Fleet Maintenance Office Addition

Milwaukee County Fleet Maintenance Office Addition

New Berlin Cold Storage Buildings

New Berlin Recycling Center Cold Storage Buildings

Village of Germantown DPW

Village of Germantown Department of Public Works Facility

Oak Park, IL

Climate Ready Oak Park Plan

Village of Hales Corners DPW

Village of Hales Corners Department of Public Works Facility

James Street Plaza

James Street Plaza Streetscape and Reconstruction

Hart Park Interpretive Playground

Hart Park Interpretive Playground

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Jaycee Park Master Plan


Waukesha Central City Master Plan

Municipal Contacts

Paulos MIke Cropped

Mike Paulos

Market Area Leader - Municipal
Sanchz Kristan Cropped

Kristan Sanchez, AICP, Assoc. AIA

Market Area Leader - Planning
Schwichtenberg Jon Cropped

Jon Schwichtenberg, GISP

Office Leader - Minneapolis

Why Choose Us

“It’s all about relationships” - Len Anhalt

As a Full Service Engineering, Planning and Design Firm we COLLABORATE to give you a fully integrated design.

INNOVATE your Future with one of our experts with local knowledge and national experience.

Our multidisciplinary experts will FORMULATE your VISION into a successful Project.

What Clients Say

The Village of Hales Corners has had a long and successful collaboration with GRAEF. For over 25 years, GRAEF has provided excellent planning, surveying, design, and construction management services for a myriad of project.

Michael J. Martin, PE, RLS, Village of Hales Corners