FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 24, 2020
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Chepkoit celebrates 10 years at Hanson’s St. Louis regional office
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. — Kipkoech Chepkoit, Ph.D., P.E., geotechnical discipline manager and chief geotechnical engineer at Hanson Professional Services Inc., recently celebrated 10 years at the firm’s St. Louis regional office.
Chepkoit, who joined Hanson in 2010, oversees Hanson’s geotechnical group and manages projects that require geotechnical exploration, report preparation and calculating, analyzing and designing soil-structure interaction. He has provided geotechnical services for a variety of projects, including the reconstruction of Interstate 74 through Moline, Illinois, associated with the Mississippi River bridge replacement in Moline and Bettendorf, Iowa, a project that is under construction; the CapX2020 Mississippi River transmission line crossing near Alma, Wisconsin; the sinkhole repair and runway rehabilitation at Monroe County Airport in Bloomington, Indiana; multiple transportation department and railroad projects; and Ameren Corp.’s Illinois Rivers Project.
Chepkoit received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1990 from the University of Nairobi in Kenya, and master’s and doctorate degrees in civil engineering in 1993 and 1999, respectively, from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of State Dam Safety Officials, National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying and the Society of American Military Engineers. He is a licensed professional engineer in several states, including Missouri and Illinois.
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.