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Benjamin Beerman
Sr. Structural Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW, Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303

Ph: (404) 562-3930
FAX: (404) 562-3700
benjamin.beerman@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1994
Joined FHWA in 2008

Education
•    B.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, Louisiana State University. Minor in Environmental Engineering

Expertise/Specialty
•    AASHTO Standard and LRFD Highway Specifications
•    Accelerated construction
•    Alternative contractual procurement concepts
•    Bridge Evaluation, Strengthening, and Rehab
•    Cable stay systems
•    Coordination and Review of Contract Plans and Specifications
•    Constructability Assessments
•    Deep and shallow foundation design
•    High performance materials (FRP, HPC, HPS)
•    Major/Complex Structures and Small Bridge Replacements - Highway and Rail
•    Pre Cast Structural Components. Pre- and post tensioning systems
•    RSS and MSE walls

Licenses and Registrations
•    P.E., West Virginia, Ohio, Louisiana

Professional Associations
•    American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
•    American Society of Consulting Engineers (ACEC)
•    Mid-Atlantic Committee for Economical Steel Fabrication (SCEF)
•    Mid-Atlantic Committee for Economical Prestressed Concrete (PCEF)
•    Serves as structural engineer for the FHWA Resource Center - specializing in the NBIS program

Professional Highlights
•    Brings over 14 years of experience in bridge design, repair, and rehabilitation of both highway and rail structures located throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

•    Comes from the West Virginia Division of Highways, where he held a dual position as a Consultant Coordinator and Squad Leader.

•    Began his career at the Louisiana Department of Transportation while attending graduate school at LSU.

•    He went on to join Modjeski and Masters in New Orleans then later transferred to help establish their Charleston, WV office.

•    He went on to work at the HDR rail group based out of Jacksonville, FL, and Ralph Whitehead and Associates (currently STV) in Richmond, VA.

•    Mr. Beerman has been involved in numerous bridge design and rehab projects.

•    Some of the more complex include a networked tied arch (the largest in the world), three cable stay structures, and many steel trusses (fixed and moveable -- for both highway and rail).

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