Thate GLE is a division of Great Lakes Engineering


Engineering Experts Near You in Beautiful Porter, IN

Porter, IN, is home to over 5,000 Hoosiers. It is part of the Indiana Dunes ecosystem, which brings plenty of wildlife and outdoor exploration to Porter residents. This beautiful community is less than 15 minutes from the sunny shores of Lake Michigan and even closer to Dunes National Park. The Mnoke Prairie and Little Calumet River Trail offer scenic walking, biking and hiking paths. Porter is also a quick train ride east of Downtown Chicago, making it the perfect place for young professionals and growing families to settle down. 

In addition to outdoor fun, Porter brings charm and fine dining to the Region. With Leroy’s Hot Stuff and Wagner’s Ribs, delicious meals are always nearby. Porter is also conveniently located near other major Region cities, including Merrillville and Chesterton. That means proximity to Albanese Candy Factory, Dunes Pavilion Restaurant & Grill, Chesterton’s European Market and County Line Orchard. There’s always something fun to do in and around Porter, so it’s no surprise that the community is continually growing. As business owners and residents need civil engineering and land surveying services, they can trust the experts at Great Lakes Engineering.

Make Your Civil Engineering Vision a Reality With GLE

Great Lakes Engineering has been Northwest Indiana’s premier civil engineering and land surveying provider for over 20 years. We’re passionate about construction and land surveys that strengthen our neighborhoods and bring prosperity for new developments. Because of our uniquely skilled team, we are organized to provide comprehensive engineering consulting and surveying services for a variety of clients, including state and local governments and private land developers. Our expertise encompasses small neighborhood projects and large roadway and utility projects. 

Land surveying helps you identify the boundaries of your home or business property, which can be vital when purchasing or selling a home, creating new developments and more. Our land surveying services are helpful in a variety of scenarios, including:

  • Boundary or property disputes
  • New developments
  • Establishing easements and right of way
  • When dividing land


Our comprehensive civil engineering services complement our land surveying skills. Our civil engineering services include every step required to bring your vision to life: conceptualizing, planning, designing and constructing. These civil engineering services have been used for:

  • Residential subdivisions
  • Commercial and industrial site planning
  • Planned unit developments
  • Septic system designs
  • Flood control & stormwater management

Schedule Your Civil Engineering Consultation Today

Whether you need commercial and industrial site planning for a restaurant, grocery store or warehouse or a topographic survey or survey location report, Great Lake Engineering has you covered. Our thorough portfolio of successfully, expertly finished projects showcases our greatest strengths. Our team of professional engineers and surveyors use the cutting-edge and industry-leading technology and tools needed to make your vision a reality. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.