Mathew Fletcher, P.E., S.E.
Mathew Fletcher, a senior vice president, is Hanson’s railway market principal. He joined Hanson in 1999 as a structural engineer and has served the railway market as a project manager and leader of Hanson's railway bridge group. He has worked with clients ranging from Class I railroads and major railway companies to industries and government agencies.
As the railway market principal, Mathew’s focus involves directing the firm's railroad industry business development efforts and operations. He is instrumental in developing programs for major railway clients, which includes business development, negotiations, providing professional technical assistance for various projects, mentoring railway market project managers and serving as a key liaison between clients and Hanson.
Mathew has worked on hundreds of railroad-related projects, providing planning, design, bidding and construction support. He has extensive experience managing large teams of task leaders and stakeholders and has successfully delivered projects such as siding extensions, yard expansions, new mainline track, major river bridge crossings and public grade separation projects. He specializes in meeting tight schedules with quality deliverables for contractors on design-build projects and enjoys working with stakeholders to provide customized solutions for project challenges.
Mathew is a member of AREMA’s Committee 15-Steel Structures.
Professional Engineer: Illinois; Washington; Alberta, Canada; Alaska; Saskatchewan, Canada; Wisconsin; Oklahoma; North Dakota; Iowa; Nevada; Virginia; West Virginia; Ohio; Idaho; Texas; Colorado; Arizona; British Columbia, Canada; Nebraska; South Carolina; New Mexico; Mississippi; Montana; New York; Kentucky; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Indiana
Structural Engineer: Illinois, Alaska
National Council of Examiners Engineering & Surveying
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Bachelor’s degree, civil engineering
Bradley University: Master’s degree, civil engineering