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May 12, 2014
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Hanson’s Fletcher receives promotion, celebrates 15 years with firm
PEORIA, Ill. — Mat Fletcher, P.E., S.E., project manager, has been promoted to vice president by Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s board of directors. He also recently celebrated 15 years of service with the company.
Fletcher, who joined Hanson in 1999, works at the Peoria, Ill., office. Prior to joining the company, he worked for an engineering consulting firm in Peoria. Hanson’s board named him an assistant vice president in 2012.
He is involved in planning, design, bidding and construction for railroad bridge projects. He has provided services for more than 200 projects, including the reconstruction of Interstate 74 in Peoria; grade separations for BNSF Railway Co. in Galesburg, Ill.; work for Union Pacific Railroad for the Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency program; the BNSF intermodal facility expansion in Memphis, Tenn.; the replacement of BNSF’s bridge over the Des Moines River near Ottumwa, Iowa; and Alaska Railroad Corp.’s northern extension, including the Tanana River bridge near Salcha, Alaska.
In 2012, he was selected as a Rising Star in Structural Engineering by ZweigWhite, a management consulting and research firm.
Fletcher received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1993 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in civil engineering in 2000 from Bradley University. He is a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association and serves on its Committee 15: Steel Structures. He also is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The Peoria regional office is located at 7625 N. University St., Suite 200, Peoria, IL 61614. The office may be reached by phone: (309) 691-0902 or fax: (309) 691-1327.