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Barry Siel
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue, Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228

Ph: (720) 963-3208
FAX: (720) 963-3232
barry.siel@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1984
Joined FHWA in 1987

Education
•    Master of Science, Geotechnical Engineering, University of Colorado, 1986
•    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, 1984
•    Bachelor of Science, Geology, Oregon State University, 1979

Expertise/Specialty
•    Soil Nailing
•    Ground Anchors
•    Micropiles
•    Rock Slopes
•    Geology
•    Primary contact for Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Licenses and Registrations
•    Professional Engineer, Colorado

Professional Associations
•    American Society of Civil Engineers, Member
•    Deep Foundations Institute, Member
•    American Society for Testing and Materials, Member
•    ADSC Committee on Anchored Earth Retention, Friend
•    ADSC Committee on Micropiles, Friend
•    DFI Committee on Micropiles, Friend
•    Northwest Geotechnical Workshop, Steering Committee Member

Professional Highlights
•    Project Manager for development of GEC #7 Soil Nail Walls

•    Project Manager for development of SNAP-2 computer program and User Manual

•    Project Manager for development of FHWA guidance on Assuring Quality in Geotechnical Reporting Documents

•    FHWA Manual on Micropile Design and Construction

•    Technical Manager for NHI courses on Rock Slopes, Soil Slopes and Embankments, and Micropiles

•    North Dakota DOT driven pile project to support a 4400-foot, 26-span bridge over Lake Sakakawea on the Missouri River

•    Alaska DOT&PF damage assessment following the 2002 Denali Earthquake

•    Oregon DOT Pioneer Mountain Eddyville project - new alignment through numerous large landslides

•    Washington State DOT Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement and Tunnel project

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