Huffman, Neu celebrate 50 years at Hanson


Jan. 27, 2017

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

Huffman, Neu celebrate 50 years at Hanson

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Rodney Huffman, CET, and Richard Neu, CET, senior technicians at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters, recently celebrated 50 years of service with the firm.

They joined the company as draftsmen in 1967. Huffman has provided design services for numerous transportation and structural engineering projects, including the underground parking complex under the Old State Capitol State Historic Site in Springfield; Clark Bridge in Alton; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Memorial Stadium; Tri-State Tollway’s roadway and bridge widening in Cook County; Paducah and Louisville (P&L) Railroad relocation for the Kentucky Dam lock addition on the Tennessee River in Kentucky; and Rincon Dam in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Neu oversees materials testing conducted at Hanson’s geotechnical laboratory in Springfield. He has provided materials testing, field testing and construction inspections for a variety of projects, including the Old State Capitol parking complex, Clark Bridge, Tri-State Tollway widening, Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield and geotechnical laboratory testing for numerous projects for public and private industry clients throughout the U.S. and in several countries. 

Huffman and Neu are certified engineering technicians in Illinois and members of the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.

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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