Eric Sorensen, PE, has been named vice president of Midwest transportation operations at Eau Claire-based Ayres Associates. Sorensen will oversee transportation and traffic engineering and construction services in Ayres’ Waukesha, Madison, Green Bay, and Eau Claire offices. Since joining Ayres Associates’ transportation engineering staff in 1995, Sorensen has steadily advanced his career from his work as a design engineer to his current role as a transportation supervisor. Sorensen, based in Eau Claire, will assume his new duties on January 1, 2017. He has managed several major Wisconsin Department of Transportation projects, including the Interstate 90/U.S. 53/Highway 35 interchange at La Crosse and the U.S. 51/County U/County K/Business 51 interchange at Wausau, as well as dozens of county highway projects across much of Wisconsin. Ayres Associates provides services in transportation, civil, structural, utility, water resources, and river engineering; aerial mapping and imagery; surveying; GIS; environmental science; energy corridors; architecture; landscape architecture; planning; and grant writing and administration.
Education: bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from University of Minnesota
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