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HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) has been honored with two Engineering Excellence Awards for projects in Wood Dale and McHenry. The American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC Illinois) presented the Engineering Excellence Awards at a gala on March 1. The recognition was part of a competition that recognizes projects that demonstrate an exceptional
HR Green has announced the appointment of Ryan Simbro, PE as the organization’s Iowa Regional Director of Transportation. Simbro has more than 15 years of experience in transportation engineering, leads a dynamic transportation team, and successfully manages projects and staff through the recent unprecedented growth in HR Green’s Des Moines, Iowa area office.
HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) announces the appointment of Jason J. Poppen as the organization’s next CEO, effective January 1, 2019. Poppen will succeed current CEO Steven Heyer, PE, who is retiring in April 2019 after a transition period.
Albert Einstein worked on his new Theory of Gravity in 1913. That’s also when Howard R. Green was beginning his civil engineering consulting business in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Now HR Green, Inc. (HR Green), the company has grown to a workforce over 400 strong, with offices across the country in regions as diverse as our workforce.
The Suburban Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently awarded HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) the 2018 Public Works Project of the Year in Transportation (category $5 million – $25 million) for the “IL19 at Wood Dale Road Intersection Reconstruction Project.”
Matthew Brua, PE, of HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) was recently elected President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) South Dakota Section.
Before the start of any project, HR Green construction professionals verify that the design will fit the existing field conditions. In some cases, as such with making sidewalks ADA compliant, the application of design standards is the responsibility of the construction engineer.
The use of 3-D Design tools aids engineers in evaluating designs and the conditions present that can create construction delays, cause expensive changes to the design or could affect long term maintenance costs if not adequately analyzed at key steps in the design process.
Jack Melhuish Graduates from Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association Emerging Leaders Program
HR Green’s Jack Melhuish recently graduated from the Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association ( IRTBA) emerging leaders program. The program is designed to educate exceptional individuals about transportation issues and expose them to the “big picture” of the industry, learning everything from global trends to local government.
As 2014 begins to fade into history the question on everyone’s mind is “What is in store for Transportation experts in 2015?” Technological advancements will continue to be the driving force of change but integration of modes of transportation and innovation in design and contracting are sure to be popular in 2015. What is certain is that a rapidly changing landscape seems to be the norm these days—here are some emerging trends for Transportation planners and experts.