Gotschall celebrates 20 years at Hanson


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July 24, 2019

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

Gotschall celebrates 20 years at Hanson

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Howard Gotschall II, P.E., S.E., an assistant vice president and bridge disciplines manager, recently celebrated 20 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Gotschall, who joined the company in 1999, leads the management and business development efforts at the St. Louis regional office. He has provided bridge design for highway and rail projects, including multiple bridges for the Illinois and Missouri departments of transportation; the construction of new flyover ramps for the Palmetto Expressway and Okeechobee Road interchange in Miami, Florida; the Paducah and Louisville Railroad relocation for the Kentucky Dam lock addition on the Tennessee River in Kentucky; and the Alaska Railroad Corp. northern extension, which includes the Tanana River bridge in Salcha, Alaska.

Gotschall earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1999 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a licensed professional engineer in several states, including Missouri and Florida, and a licensed structural engineer in Alaska and Illinois. He serves on the governmental affairs and transportation committees and the Missouri Department of Transportation (southeast) and St. Louis County liaison committees for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Missouri. He is a member of the Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, Structural Engineering Exam Development Committee for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois and the Structural Engineers Association of Kansas and Missouri.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The St. Louis regional office is located at 13801 Riverport Drive, Suite 300, Maryland Heights, MO 63043. The office may be reached by phone at (314) 770-0467.


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