Heyen celebrates 20 years at Hanson


Headshot of Matt Heyen

May 27, 2021

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

Heyen celebrates 20 years at Hanson

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Matt Heyen, P.E., an assistant vice president at Hanson Professional Services Inc., recently celebrated 20 years of service with the firm.

Heyen, who joined Hanson in 2001 and works at the Springfield headquarters, is a project manager for power generation and transportation infrastructure clients. He provides services including environmental studies, concept and alternative analysis planning studies, construction document preparation and construction observation. He has worked on projects across the U.S., including tiered environmental impact studies for high-speed rail for Springfield and for the Chicago-to-St. Louis corridor, the replacement of the eastbound span of the McClugage Bridge in Peoria and Tazewell counties, electric and gas transmission line siting and land acquisition, site development for wind and solar farms and advanced metering infrastructure systems.

He received a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics in 2000 from MacMurray College and a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering in 2001 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a licensed professional engineer in several states, including Illinois, and obtained his private pilot’s license for use in commercial unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, operations at Hanson. He received the 2013 Young Engineer of the Year Award from the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, of which he is a member, and the 2014 Young Civil Engineer of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Central Illinois Section. He also is a member of the American Public Works Association and National Society of Professional Engineers.

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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