Prairie Engineers developed a Feasibility Study for a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) study in downtown Lincoln, Illinois.  This study included determining and describing the boundary of the proposed downtown redevelopment area.  Also included were photographs and inventories of over 200 properties within the proposed downtown district to document the presence of 13 blighting as required by Illinois TIF law, including such items as dilapidation, obsolescence, illegal use, excessive vacancies, and declining assessed values. A GIS database of the blighting conditions and other attributes of each property was developed to support the study report.
In coordination with the City’s TIF attorney, Prairie Engineers also assisted with public education and outreach activities including coordination with affected property owners, taxing bodies and the general public.  In 2013, the Central Business TIF District was established as Lincoln’s first TIF District, and served as an important step towards the overall downtown revitalization goal.

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Allen Road Drainage Design

Springfield Metro Sanitary District: Sugar Creek

Camp Lincoln Parking Lot

Dekalb Taylor Airport Drainage Study

The Grove/Kickapoo Creek

Gregory Drive Reconstruction Survey

Pulaski Street

Indian Creek Covered Bridge

City of Lincoln Roadway Condition Index

Ameren Vegetation Management Survey

Galesburg ADA Improvement Survey

Boundary Surveys at Airports

US Route 20 4(f) Report

Dubuque Mitigation Monitoring

USACE Levee Inspections

St. John's Hospital Parking Lot Permitting

Lincoln Engineering Program Management

Northeast Missouri Regional Airport Permit

City of Lincoln GIS Sewer Inventory

Stout Field

Missouri River Hydrogeomorphic Study

Alexander Lumber ALTA

Peoria City/County Landfill Surveys

Sterling Riverfront

Fifth Street Road Reconstruction

Rural Fifth Street Road Right-of-way Appraisals

Lincoln TIF District

Lincoln Park District Parking Lot

Palestine Streetscape

USACE Levee Surveys

Muscatatuck Urban Training Center

Lincoln Downtown Revitalization

Southern Illinois Airport Stormwater Detention Design

Chicago to Quad Cities at Grade Rail Crossing Surveys

Quincy Bridge Replacement

City of Waggoneer Grant Administration Project

Parkwood Prairies

Lincoln Capital Improvement Plan

Macon County Conservation District Master Plan Update

Litchfield Streetscape

Springfield Metro Sanitary District

Adams Electric Cooperative

Iowa Interstate Tree Density Survey

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Water and Sewer Main Extention

Savannah Riverport Railroad Yard Surveys

Traffic Noise and Vibration Technical Experience

Lincoln Distribution Center of Illinois - American Water Company

Aviation Boundary Surveys

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Lincoln Station Boundary Survey

Cardinal Hill Road

Central Illinois Ag Survey

Illinois American Water High Speed Rail Crossing