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Pat Hawley, Eric Sturm Promoted to Assistant Division Directors

by Jessica Pairrett 22. August 2017 10:14

R.A. Smith National’s Transportation and Survey Divisions Gain Experienced Leaders

Pat Hawley

Two of R.A. Smith National’s longtime staff members have received promotions to assist in leading their divisions. Pat Hawley is now the assistant division director of transportation services. Eric Sturm is now the assistant division director of survey services.

Pat Hawley has been employed with R.A. Smith National’s transportation division since 2003, where he leads the traffic group and is a senior traffic project manager. Hawley holds more than 25 years of transportation experience. He specializes in traffic planning, access management, site circulation, traffic impact and parking studies, and roundabouts. Hawley’s most recent project was developing and implementing the transportation plan for the US Open at Erin Hills. 

Hawley is a professional engineer licensed in Wisconsin and Illinois and a professional traffic operations engineer. Additionally, Hawley is a certified Wisconsin Department of Transportation roundabout designer. He holds a master’s degree in civil engineering (transportation focused) from Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Marquette University.

Eric Sturm

Eric Sturm has been employed with R.A. Smith National’s survey division since 1995, where he most recently served as project manager. He holds more than 28 years of experience in a wide range of land development survey projects, including residential, commercial and industrial, and roadways.

Sturm is a professional land surveyor in Wisconsin and Illinois. He holds an associate degree from Northeast Wisconsin Technical Institute.

John Bruggeman Attains California Traffic Engineer License

by Jessica Pairrett 6. June 2016 11:55

John Bruggeman

John Bruggeman, P.E., PTOE, traffic engineer and project manager, has attained his California Traffic Engineer license.  This license is needed to use the title of “traffic engineer” while working on projects in California and is a requirement to perform traffic studies for several municipalities throughout the state.

Bruggeman has 12 years of traffic engineering experience, specializing in traffic operations and traffic signal design.  Bruggeman has completed numerous traffic impacts studies, including his most recent project for the At Mateo Retail & Office Development in Los Angeles.  His signal design experience includes over 100 traffic signal designs over the past seven years.  Bruggeman is experienced in the use of Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS and SIDRA software. 

In addition to his California Traffic Engineer license, Bruggeman holds a Professional Engineer license in Wisconsin and is a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).  Bruggeman is an active member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

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