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Scott Anderson
Geotechnical Technical Service Team Manager
12300 West Dakota Avenue, Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228

Ph: (720) 963-3244
FAX: (720) 963-3232
scott.anderson@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1984
Joined FHWA in 2002

Education
•    Ph.D., Civil Engineering -- Geotechnical, UC Berkeley, 1992
•    M.S., Civil Engineering -- Geotechnical, UC Berkeley, 1988
•    M.S., Geology - Engineering, Colorado State University, 1988
•    B.S., Geology - Engineering, University of Colorado, 1982

Expertise/Specialty
•    Soil and rock properties
•    Slope stability
•    Embankments
•    Landslides
•    Deep and shallow foundation design and construction
•    Earth retaining structures
•    Risk management
•    Asset management
•    Geophysics
•    Instrumentation
•    Site exploration

Licenses and Registrations
•    Professional Engineer CO (active), UT, and HI

Professional Associations
•    American Society of Civil Engineers, Member – Embankments, Dams and Slopes Committee
•    Association of Engineering Geologists, Program Chair, N.A. Landslide Conference
•    Deep Foundation Institute, Co-Program Chair of 2007 Annual Meeting
•    AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges, Member T-13 Culverts
•    TRB Committees on Transportation Earthwork, and Soil and Rock Properties, Member

Professional Highlights
•    Geotechnical Discipline Leader for the FHWA Office of Federal Lands Highway.

•    Conducted and oversaw investigation, analysis, design and construction phases of the Hoover Dam Bypass and major projects within our National Parks, Forests, and other federal lands.

•    Developed and implemented risk management and asset management tools. Deployed new technologies for slopes, retaining walls and foundations. Received the 2006 FHWA Award for Engineering Excellence.

•    Worked internationally as a senior consulting engineer and manager for a major A/E design firm and geotechnical consultant.

•    Consulted in the transportation market sector, as well as water resources, mining, and commercial market sectors.

•    Projects included the Hanging Lake tunnel on Interstate 70

•    Many other highway projects; new and existing dams, canals, and pipelines; waste rock and risk management for large mines; and, deep foundations and excavation support for high-rise construction in the U.S. and abroad.

•    Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii (and part-time at the University of Colorado).

•    Conducted federally and locally funded research on soil and rock properties, groundwater hydrology, and slope stability, and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical engineering.

•    Recipient of ASCE Outstanding Faculty Award.

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