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Larry O'Donnell
Sr. Structural Engineer
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443

Ph: (708) 283-3502
FAX: (708) 283-3501
larry.o'donnell@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1990
Joined FHWA in 1989

Education
•    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Expertise/Specialty
•    Bridge Management Systems
•    NBIS
•    Coatings
•    Segmental Team

Licenses and Registrations
•    Professional Engineer - Indiana

Professional Associations
•    FHWA Segmental Concrete Bridge Virtual Team, member
•    National Highway Institute (NHI) certified instructor
•    American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), member
•    Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), member

Professional Highlights
•    Serving as bridge management/structure evaluations engineer for the Midwestern Resource Center; providing technical assistance to FHWA Division offices, industry, associations, State, local and regional highway agencies

•    Providing training in engineering concepts for bridge inspectors, routine bridge inspection procedures and use of Pontis bridge management system software;

•    Promoting the use of innovative technologies; interprets complex data, policy, legislation/regulations, procedures, requirements, and technological advancements

•    Providing assistance in complex and unique issues that resist resolution through normal approaches; provides assistance in developing national policy, evaluating new techniques, and developing approaches for agency-wide use

•    Working as bridge engineer for Divisions in Massachusetts, Indiana, and Ohio

•    Developed and taught an NHI training course on Pontis 4.0 bridge management software and demonstration of the Pontis bridge management system

•    Developing bridge inventory and inspection handbooks, bridge construction specifications and standard details and drawings

•    Construction inspection and process review guidelines for various phases of bridge construction, and bridge coating specifications and inspection guidelines

•    In Massachusetts, working on the Central Artery Tunnel project, including a 5-span cable-stayed bridge;

•    A 3-span single steel box girder, multiple spans of precast, segmental concrete bridges, and multiple spans of cast-in-place, post-tensioned concrete bridges

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