Morgan is responsible for leading and growing HNTB's presence in greater Kansas City, St. Louis, Oklahoma and Iowa.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 03, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tim Morgan, PE, has been named HNTB Corporation's office leader for the firm's Central U.S. offices in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Iowa. A vice president, Morgan has 15 years of technical expertise and leadership experience in transportation infrastructure in the region. He previously served as HNTB's Oklahoma practice leader for the past two years.
Morgan leads more than 200 multidisciplinary professionals in Kansas City; Overland Park, Kansas; St. Louis; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Bettendorf, Iowa. Employees deliver bridge, aviation, toll, highway, transit, rail, planning, program/construction management and other services to clients throughout the region.
"Tim brings a demonstrated track record of success on many of HNTB's most visible projects," said Michael Inabinet, PE, HNTB Central Region president. "His leadership skills, combined with deep technical knowledge and commitment to the communities we serve, are tremendous assets to our employees and clients."
Cherokee Nation receives $281,000 Grant to add five new transit vans
Funding will also expand low-cost curb-to-curb response service in Tahlequah, Pryor.
The Cherokee Nation is receiving a $281,250 grant from the Federal Transit Administration for five new transit vehicles that will replace older vans and expand services in Tahlequah and Pryor.
Cherokee Nation’s Department of Transportation program is one of only three tribal programs in Oklahoma and one of 36 total projects in 14 states to receive one of the FTA’s Tribal Transit Program grants. Tribal Transit Program funds help tribes like the Cherokee Nation connect citizens to jobs, health care, school and other necessary services.
Cherokee Nation will replace three older transit vans, which currently provide employment-based commuter routes from Salina to Catoosa, Sallisaw to Tahlequah, and Tahlequah to Catoosa. The tribe will also expand its demand response, known as curb-to-curb service, in Tahlequah and Pryor with two more new transit vans. The five new vans are expected to be delivered by the fall of 2019.
David Streb was recently selected by the Board of Directors to be the President of Poe & Associates to succeed outgoing President Jim Benson who served as President from 2012-2019.
David joined the Poe team in 2013 as Senior Vice President and the Oklahoma City Office Manager following retirement from ODOT after 27 years where he served as the Director of Engineering for 12 years. David will lead the company of 70+ employees who specialize in large complex highway and bridge design work, transportation program management, survey, water system for municipalities and rural water districts, GIS, right of way, and utilities services. Poe has offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Wichita to serve their clients. David has worked his entire career in the transportation industry and is also active outside of Poe by having recently served 3 years on the AOGC Board of Directors, currently serves at the Chair of the OKC Chamber Transportation committee, and serves on the ACEC (consulting engineers) partnering committee with ODOT. All of these efforts are dedicated to improve Oklahoma’s transportation system.
ACPA Names Recipients of 2018 'Excellence in Concrete Pavements' Awards
The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has named recipients of its 29th Annual "Excellence in Concrete Pavements" awards.
These awards recognize quality concrete pavements constructed in the United States and Canada. The awards program encourages high-quality workmanship, quality and creativity in concrete pavement projects.
The award-winning projects were paved by 22 different contractors. Projects are located in 13 states or regions represented by ACPA-affiliated Chapters and State paving associations. Winners were determined by 40 professionals who devoted their time and expertise to serve as judges..
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores added 95 truck parking spots in Oklahoma with the opening of a facility in El Reno on Nov. 8, according to a company press release.
The 11,000-square-foot location about 27 miles outside Oklahoma City also created 50 jobs.
The parking spots are likely a relief to regional truckers; truck parking ranked fifth on a 2018 survey of top issues compiled by the American Transportation Research Institute.
Oklahoma City-based Love’s is the nation’s largest travel stop network, with more than 470 locations in 41 states, according to the company’s website. Founded in 1964, the company is family-owned and operated, and has more than 22,000 employees...