Brown celebrates 15 years at Hanson


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Jan. 18, 2023

Contact: Darrel Berry, Corporate Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291

Brown celebrates 15 years at Hanson

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Steven Brown, P.E., CFM, senior water resources engineer, recently celebrated 15 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Brown, who joined the company in 2008 and works at the Springfield headquarters, has been involved in a variety of projects, including hydraulics studies and analyses, site hydrology, hydraulic modeling and the design of storm sewer systems and roadway drainage. He has worked on projects such as transmission line river crossings near Beardstown, Meredosia and Quincy for Ameren Corp.’s Illinois Rivers Project; the new McClugage Bridge over the Illinois River in Peoria; and the widening and reconstruction of a 22-mile section of Interstate 90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) in Boone, McHenry and Kane counties.

He received an associate degree in 2004 from Lincoln Land Community College and a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering in 2007 from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois and Indiana and a certified floodplain manager. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); he received the ASCE Central Illinois Section President Award in 2013 for serving on the board and was named the section’s Young Civil Engineer of the Year in 2017. He also is a member of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management and the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, from which he received the 2016 Young Engineer of the Year Award from the Capital Chapter.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703. The office may be reached by phone at (217) 788-2450.


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