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April 21, 2021
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Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Safranski celebrates 15 years at Hanson’s headquarters
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Elizabeth Safranski, a traffic modeler at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters, recently celebrated 15 years of service at the firm.
Safranski, who joined Hanson in 2006, has prepared traffic and travel-demand models for transportation projects, including an environmental impact statement for high-speed rail, the Capitol Avenue streetscape design and beautification, the Stanford Avenue extension and the Interstate 55 reconstruction and widening, all in Springfield; a roadway study for the Illinois Tollway’s Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) in the Chicago area; improvements to Washington Street in Peoria; and the Interstate 74 Mississippi River bridge replacement from Moline to Bettendorf, Iowa. She also created a regional travel-demand model for the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, which comprises Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties. Safranski also has prepared traffic noise models for projects including the I-55 reconstruction and widening, the Iron Bridge Road realignment in Springfield and interchange updates for Irene Road on Interstate 90 in Boone County.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 2006 from Millikin University.
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.