A William Charles Company


proud to be celebrating our 90th anniversary.  Since 1922, we have built a solid reputation by being a company our clients can rely on for a professional, innovative and collaborative approach to their construction projects. Our diverse portfolio ranges from turnkey, single-source general contracting to construction management and design/build. Our team of over 100 construction specialists, planners, engineers, estimators and architects bring unique expertise and personal pride to every project.

RB Selected as Program Manager for RSD

Ragnar Benson has been selected as the program managers for the Rockford School District Master Facility Plan.

Work Commences at NU Feinberg School of Medicine

Ragnar Benson is currently working on the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine lab renovations phase II.
Featured Project

CTA Loop Track Renewal

Ragnar Benson is in the substantial completion phase of the $33.8 million Loop Track Renewal project for the Chicago Transit Authority. Portions of the Loop-elevated system that were replaced include the track, rail ties, third rail and walkways along Wells and Van Buren streets, the Hubbard Curve and the Tower 18 and Tower 12 junctions. The project also included replacement of other rail system components including foot walks, traction power and signal cabling, signal panels, switch machines, and rail lubricators.

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