Construction

Focus: The purpose of this technical advisory group (TAG) is to determine the research needs and priorities in the area of construction.  More specifically, the group will focus on areas such as innovative construction techniques, project management, inspection of work, and compliance with specifications.

  • TAG Chair,  IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Doug Dirks Douglas.Dirks@illinois.gov
  • TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative – Charles Wienrank Charles.Wienrank@illnois.gov
  • ICT Representative – Mani Golparvar-Fard mgolpar@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2016)
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Doug Dirks, TAG Chair
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Charles Wienrank, Secretary
  • Division of Aeronautics – Rick Borus
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Ryan Sheley
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Tara Elston
  • Division of Highways – Herb Jung, Regional Representative
  • Division of Highways – Ted Nemsky, Regional Representative
  • Division of Highways – Mike Wiater, Regional Representative
  • Associated General Contractors of Illinois – Bill Frey
  • Federal Highway Administration – Chris Fraley/Scott McGuire
  • Illinois Asphalt Pavement Association – Kevin Burke
  • Illinois Center for Transportation – Mani Golparvar-Fard
  • Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association – Randell Riley
  • Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association – Russ Ginn
  • Illinois State Toll Highway Authority – Ross Bentsen