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Jones earns professional engineer license

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 28, 2016

Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291
dberry@hanson-inc.com

Jones earns professional engineer license

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Matthew Jones, P.E., PLS, a civil engineer and land surveyor at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Chicago regional office, recently earned his professional engineer license in Illinois.

Prior to joining Hanson in 2009, he worked for a civil engineering firm in the Chicago area as a survey crew chief and project surveyor. He also worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), for which he was involved in roadway inspections, materials testing, cross-sectioning and grading.

At Hanson, he has been a civil designer for a variety of work, including multiple Illinois Tollway projects such as the widening and reconstruction of a 22-mile section of Interstate 90 (Jane Addams Memorial Tollway) in Boone, Kane and McHenry counties; IDOT projects such as the reconstruction of Interstate 74; and design and construction projects for the village of Hillside, including the village’s geographic information system. He also is an auditor for the National Precast Concrete Association’s quality control program. He has been a surveyor and data collector for projects, including IDOT’s statewide outdoor advertising control program; the Missouri Department of Transportation’s 2009 photogrammetric surveys; and multiple hydrographic and hydrologic surveys in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

He has an associate degree from Lake Land College and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He also is a licensed professional land surveyor in Illinois.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The Chicago regional office is located at 815 Commerce Drive, Suite 200, Oak Brook, IL 60523. The office may be reached by phone at (630) 990-3800.

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