FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2011
Contact: Amy Kay, Public Relations Coordinator
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Rogers marks 35 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gary Rogers, PLS, PSM, an assistant vice president and project manager, recently celebrated 35 years of service at Hanson Professional Services Inc. He specializes in highway route and right-of-way surveys; database management; site work and development; roadway design; drainage studies; planning studies; and construction support services. Rogers currently serves as project manager for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Outdoor Advertising Control Support Services contract, where he coordinates efforts for maintaining and updating an inventory database for the state’s 13,700 signs along interstates and primary highways.
His career highlights include serving as a field technician during the construction of Interstate 55 near Atlanta, Ill., where he coordinated construction observation and testing services as well as surveying pavement, bridge and drainage structures for 3.5 miles of new interstate.
Rogers served as survey manager for the Capital City Railroad Relocation project, providing design and boundary surveys, and preparing right-of-way documents for the construction and consolidation of more than 10 miles of rail corridor on the south side of Springfield, Ill. Completed in 2004, this project included the relocation and design of several roadways and bridges.
Additionally, Rogers served as project manager for the Illinois Commerce Commission’s Statewide Grade Crossing and Grade Separation Study. He provided field surveys and completed inventory for more than 12,000 grade crossings and grade separations across Illinois.
Rogers is a member of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, and the National Society of Professional Surveyors.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, 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: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.