Structures, Hydraulics & Geotechnical

Focus: The purpose of this technical advisory group (TAG) is to determine the research needs in the fields of bridge structures, retaining walls, sign and traffic structures, hydraulics, and geotechnology.

  • TAG Chair, IDOT Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures – Jayme Schiff Jayme.Schiff@illinois.gov
  • TAG Secretary/IDOT BMPR Representative – Mark Gawedzinski Mark.Gawedzinski@illinois.gov
  • ICT Representative – Ahmed Elbanna elbanna2@illinois.edu (term ends May 31, 2016)
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures – Jayme Schiff, Chair
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Mark Gawedzinski, Secretary
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures – Bill Kramer
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures – Gary Kowalski
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Bridges & Structures – Matt O’Connor
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Construction – Doug Dirks
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Design & Environment – Bernie Griffin
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Local Roads & Streets – Tom Winkelman
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Chris Hahin
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Heather Shoup
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – Dan Tobias
  • Division of Highways, Bureau of Materials & Physical Research – TBD
  • Division of Highways, Regional Representative – Dave Copenbarger
  • Division of Highways, Regional Representative – Greg Heckel
  • Federal Highway Administration – Dan Brydl / Micah Loesch
  • Illinois Center for Transportation – Ahmed Elbanna
  • Illinois Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association – Randell Riley
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute of Illinois & Wisconsin – John Clark