Serving the Greater Northern Illinois Area and Bordering States since 1995

About Us

O’Donnell Crane: Elevating Excellence in Crane Services

Founded in 1995 with just a single crane, O’Donnell Crane has evolved into a multi-generational family business that stands as a cornerstone in the crane services industry in Northern Illinois. With a team of Local 150 employees, we’ve expanded our fleet to include a diverse range of cranes, from a versatile 15-ton carry deck crane to a powerful 350-ton mobile all-terrain crane.

Diverse Capabilities: Our extensive fleet is equipped with certified spreader bars, steel mats, gravel and concrete buckets, man baskets, and a comprehensive selection of rigging. Whether you’re in need of lift plans, site evaluations, or specialized equipment, O’Donnell Crane has you covered.

Certified Expertise: At O’Donnell Crane, safety and professionalism are non-negotiable. Our employees are certified by the Operating Engineers Certification Program (OECP), rigging certified, ERail safe, MSHA certified, and Hazmat certified. This commitment to certification ensures that our team is prepared to handle projects with the highest standards of safety and precision.

Versatility in Project Scope: Our crane fleet is tailored to accommodate a wide array of projects, including but not limited to:

  • Precast buildings
  • HVAC installations
  • Steel erection
  • Residential trusses
  • Hot tubs/pools
  • Signs
  • Agricultural projects
  • Cell tower installations
  • Roofing projects
  • Bridge construction
  • Art sculptures
  • Concrete & Asphalt Plants
  • Transformer installations …and much more.

Customer-Centric Approach: At O’Donnell Crane, we understand that every project is unique. That’s why we offer personalized services, including lift plans and site evaluations upon request. Our goal is to not only meet but exceed your expectations, ensuring the success and safety of your project.

Building Tomorrow, Today: As we continue to grow, O’Donnell Crane remains dedicated to being at the forefront of crane services, setting new standards of excellence in every project we undertake. From the ground up, we are here to elevate your vision, providing the expertise, equipment, and commitment necessary for success.

Choose O’Donnell Crane for a seamless blend of experience, expertise, and excellence in crane services. We are not just lifting loads; we are raising the bar.