Long serving experience.

Northwestern Surveying and Engineering, Inc. is proud to be one of the only Veteran-owned land surveying and engineering companies in Minnesota. Both owners of NWSE have served in the U.S. Army as active service members. We offer veterans preference to qualified personnel who would like to join our team..

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Northwestern Surveying and Engineering, Inc. was founded in 1997 by John Peterson and Art Larson. Together they collectively contributed their talents of over 50 Years combined experience and knowledge. In 2002, Art Peterson retired but continued working with Northwestern Surveying and Engineering, Inc. and partnership with another local Engineering Company to pool their resources, equipment, and talent’s and taking on larger, more complex projects.
In 2013, and Northwestern Surveying and Engineering partnered with Michael Stang bringing heavy construction experience of surveying and engineering projects such as

In 2014 Northwestern Surveying and Engineering created the only Veteran Owned Surveying and Engineering Company in Minnesota.  In 2016 Michael Stang become President of Northwestern Surveying and Engineering Expanding Land Surveying and Civil Engineering services not only in Minnesota but currently having himself and other licensed Professional Engineer’s /Land Surveyor’s for the states of North Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
Northwestern Surveying and Engineering has been involved in every major/minor pipeline project in Minnesota North Dakota and Wisconsin. We have not only handled the civil and surveying aspects of these projects.  Currently, Northwestern Surveying and Engineering is working with Enbridge / Koch / Hess on pipeline projects establishing the right-of-way, temporary work space, new pumping stations, alignment staking which is to be built in the next couple of years.  Local and National Land Developers working on various projects enhancing growth. And working with our neighbor’s and friend’s on boundary surveys, location survey, staking existing easements, staking property lines and finding or setting property corners.
We have a diverse group of employees (from major construction companies to government agencies) with a large skill set which allows us to take on virtually all types of civil survey work.

Contact us today for assistance in your Engineering / Surveying / Wetland Delineation Projects - we are interested in your ideas for the future.

Surveying and engineering in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Below are some of the projects completed thru the Midwest. ~Links to featured projects coming soon~

4-Way Sweep Surveys: Enbridge-Line 81, Enbridge-Clipper Pipeline, Enbridge-Sandpiper Pipeline, Enbridge-Clearbrook Station, Enbridge-Superior Station, Enbridge Pumping Stations and Sub Stations, Koch-Clearbrook Station, Hess Solar Gas-Mentor MN, Barr Engineering-Ashland WI, Matrix Service Company-Beaver Lodge ND, Pipe yard’s: Enbridge, Indianhead, Koch-North Dakota / Minnesota / Wisconsin.             

FEATURED 4-WAY SWEEP PROJECT  ~opens in new tab ~


Survey/Construction Staking: The Doubletree Hotel-Bemidji, The Hampton Inn-Bemidji, The Home Depot-Bemidji, Walmart-Bemidji, Ground Round-Bemidji, The Hampton Inn-Bemidji, First National Bank-Bemidji, Mississippi River Bridge-Bemidji, Sanford Hospital Expansion-Bemidji, Sanford Clinic-Bagley, Timber Ridge Apartments-Bemidji, Enbridge-Clearbrook Maintenance Building, Enbridge Hyrdovac Cells-Clearbrook / Deer River / Viking, Marketplace Foods Minot ND, US Pipeline (As Built Survey)-Cushing OK, Minnesota Limited Offices-Bemidji MN, FedEx-Bemidji MN.



Civil Engineering Design Services: Sanford Hospital-Bemidji MN, Marketplace Foods-Minot ND, Cass Lake Workforce Center-Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Bemidji State University-Bemidji MN, US Pipeline-Cushing OK, HAS Housing-Bemidji MN, Gustafson and Goudge Inc.-Iowa City IA, MN DNR Boat Ramp Access Permit-Sylvia Lake, Cedar Pointe Estates-Bemidji MN



3D Laser Scanning: Enbridge Pumping Stations-Viking / Donaldson / Plummer / Clearbrook / Wilton / Cass Lake (N&S) Deer River / Blackberry / Floodwood / Superior, Watermark Art Center-Bemidji, Sanford Health-Bemidji / Carnegie Library-Bemidji, Home of Economy-Minot ND, Total AG Industries-Hillsboro ND, Dahlstrom Moters-Oslo MN, J & J Oil Field Services Fargo ND, BIA Mission Road-Cass Lake MN, Jamestown College-Jamestown ND, Park Ave Plaza-Park Rapids MN, Minnesota Limited-Pembina River ND, Crosby Cardiovascular Clinic-Baxter MN, Maple Valley High School-Tower City ND, LaValley Industries-Bemidji MN, AT&T-Rapid City SD, Bemidji State University-Bemidji MN, Bismarck Honda-Bismarck ND, Bismarck Nissan-Bismarck ND, Hope Lutheran Church-Fargo ND, DWU H&W Center-Mitchell SD, Valley Imports-Fargo ND, AT&T-Mountain Iron MN, Fergus Falls Lake Region Healthcare-Fergus Falls MN, MnDOT Snelling Ave As Built-St. Paul MN, North Memorial Medical Center-Robbinsdale MN, 511 Building Minnesota Technology Center-Minneapolis MN, Anderson Windows-North Branch MN, Anderson Windows- Cottage Grove MN.



ALTA/ASCM/Boundary/Location/Topographic Surveys: Bemidji School District-Bemidji MN, Sanford Hospital-Bemidji MN, City of Crookston Parks and Recreation-Crookston MN, Shevlins Addition-Bemidji, Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP-Crookston MN, Paul Bunyan Mall- Bemidji MN, St Joseph’s Church-Bagley MN, Mission Road ROW Plat-Cass Lake MN, Auto Zone-Maple Grove MN, Auto Zone-Monticello MN, Century Link-Bemidji MN, City Center Housing-Bemidji MN, Morrie’s Chippewa Valley Mazda-Chippewa Falls WI, TransCanada Easements-Minnesota/Wisconsin, Enbridge New Right of Way/Easement-North Dakota/Minnesota/Wisconsin,