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Discover how We Make a Difference for our clients, our communities and one another by solving the world’s most complex infrastructure challenges, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management.
Michael Baker's bridge inspection of the Shelby Creek Bridge in Pike County, KY, adjusted drone cameras to look for hairline cracks and prestressed girder defects in dark conditions.
Michael Baker partnered with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) to establish a Curb Box Inspection Program to generate an inventory of lead service lines and their locations throughout the PSWA water distribution system.
Larry provides the best that Michael Baker has to offer to all 14 departments of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC). He has grown his PTC team from three to 13 and the agreement length from three to seven years.
John brings an impressive 30-year career, including 20 years serving in the Navy, to his position. He is known for his integrity and following through on his commitments, enabling him to develop stronger relationships and grow our share of the Navy market.
The Arkansas Department of Transportation turned to our team of hands-on, rope-climbing inspectors with their motorized ascenders and other specialized climbing equipment to complete inspections of the Hernando de Soto Bridge.
As a veteran in the water resources, construction management, surveying and civil engineering fields, John has worked in some capacity with virtually every public agency and special district in San Diego County, as well as many in Orange and Riverside counties.
Tommy leads his team by example, dedicating much of his time and energy to engaging with clients and colleagues and building long-term industry relationships that have helped grow our business in the Southeast Region.
With more than 35 years of industry experience, Ed is widely recognized as an expert in his field, both locally and nationally. His presence brings instant credibility for us with any Railroad client in the country.
The Michael Baker-Bridges to Prosperity team reflects on the meaningful construction of a vital 190-foot suspension footbridge in Nicaragua over two weeks in July 2016. The new bridge improves year-round mobility and access for residents in remote communities in Nicaragua.
Meet the eight Michael Baker International Chairman’s Award finalists who have contributed to our proud 80-year legacy of Making a Difference through their expertise, diverse experience and dealings with colleagues, clients and the communities we serve.
Kirsten wears many hats for Michael Baker, serving as Regional Practice Lead – Surface Transportation, Project Manager, and a key resource for other Practices. She also is a tireless promoter of training and education in new areas such as 3D design and modeling, regularly facilitating internal training for Highway and Rail staff across the Company.
Michael Baker applied combined access solutions to conduct a comprehensive fracture critical and in-depth inspection of the Sherman Minton Bridge.
Leveraging drone technology, our bridge inspection of the Lynn Camp Creek Bridge in Corbin, KY, looked for cracks, holes and defects impacting bridge safety without disrupting traffic movements.
Steve goes above and beyond to help the Company grow and has been instrumental to Michael Baker winning new Design-Build pursuits for the Transportation practice, including the I-405 near Seattle and I-94 in Minnesota.
As a Professional Wetland Scientist, Rich has conducted hundreds of jurisdictional delineations and has extensive experience in the regulatory and environmental disciplines. He uses this expertise, along with excellent people skills, to navigate clients through relevant legislation to ensure project success.
Krista Stippelmans, Michael Baker Civil Associate, walks through a typical day on-site at the team’s 2016 bridge build in El Zarzal, Nicaragua, with Bridges to Prosperity. The goal of the project is to provide a safe pathway and uninterrupted access for nearly 2,000 residents to essential services, including schools, work, emergency health services and one another.
Meet the 10 highly qualified finalists for the Michael Baker Chairman’s Award. Each finalist exemplifies Michael Baker’s Wolf Pack philosophy – that we are stronger together – and makes exceptional contributions to our Company.
Joe is one of the largest contributors to bridge work at Michael Baker. He has contributed to nearly 40 projects throughout his tenure, including the I-280 Bridge Ramp Improvements, I-280/Route 21 Interchange Improvements and the Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement.
We leveraged drone technology and rope access to safely inspect and analyze the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge, an eight-lane interstate that crosses the Ohio River and carries nearly 100,000 vehicles daily.
Chad has collaborated with his team to expand the North Carolina Construction Services group from 13 employees in 2012 to more than 100 inspectors in 2018. With his background and technical expertise in Roadway Design, he has generated success and credibility within Michael Baker and with outside clients and contractors.
Steve is leading the $673 million I-10 Design-Build project — a game changer for the West Region. He is a recognized leader in the highway transportation industry, among his peers and the employees he has helped guide for more than three decades.
Mohamed offers technical guidance across the Water practice and actively supports the Gulf Coast Region. His innovative and cost-effective drainage solutions contributed to a winning proposal for the I-2/I-69 Interchange Design-Build project, and his leadership helped the Company secure a new contract with the San Antonio River Authority.
Garrett displays all aspects of our Wolf Pack philosophy with his leadership style. As Project Manager for one of the Anchorage office’s hydrological monitoring projects, he developed a remote surface water monitoring system that reduced field-hours and expensive helicopter time and increased safety and data collection.
There are very few people in the bridge engineering community who are stronger advocates than Frank for continually advancing the way that bridges are designed, inspected and maintained. In his time with Michael Baker, he has helped execute many of our most complex bridge projects.
A 3D visualization of flooding in Old Ellicott City was constructed from mobile LiDAR data of flood elevations taken from high watermarks by the Michael Baker team in 2017.
Our fleet of mobile LiDAR systems rapidly collect highly precise and efficient data on our nation’s critical infrastructure and environment to allow for future enhancements and modernization.
As part of a Design-Build management and delivery team, Julie has played an integral role in delivering large, high-profile interstate reconstruction projects to multiple state Departments of Transportation that have garnered industry recognition from ENR for Best Global Project and from ACEC for the Texas Engineering Excellence Award.
Our team used UAS to inspect and collect data on the Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge that crosses the Ohio River to connect Maysville, KY, with Aberdeen, OH.
Michael Baker leverages UAS, LiDAR technology and hands-on methods for bridge inspections to provide accurate data, mitigate risk and minimize impacts and costs to stakeholders.
Michael Baker collaborated with Intel and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to use drone technology to help inspect the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge, an eight-lane interstate that crosses the Ohio River.
Michael Baker provided environmental and highway design services for a widening construction project of U.S. Highway 70 between Interstate 30 and the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
David oversees a team of employees specializing in Traffic and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) design. His expertise and client engagement skills allowed him and his team to become the consultant of choice for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Michael Baker partnered with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to inspect the historic William H. Natcher Bridge across the Ohio River between Kentucky and Indiana.
Lori’s experience in the industry spans more than 27 years. Her in-depth understanding of IT, Human Resources, Finance and Operations processes allows her to recognize how all the Company’s systems work together.
Tanya leads a team of Surface Water professionals and manages large multi-year, multimillion-dollar contracts and delivers programs and solutions using sound science and a deep understanding of how to navigate California’s complex regulatory environment.