Heather Watkins joined national architecture, engineering and planning firm Bergmann as an assistant project manager - highway, with the firm’s Atlantic Infrastructure team. Watkins will work out of the Jacksonville, Florida office to support Department of Transportation (DOT) projects throughout Bergmann’s footprint, including with FDOT (Florida), PennDOT (Pennsylvania) and MDOT (Michigan).
With 24 years of experience in roadway design and plans production for new construction and rehabilitation projects, as well as design build projects for FDOT and other municipalities, Watkins will support the growth of Bergmann’s highway project portfolio in the region, leading any relevant FDOT projects. Her areas of expertise include pavement design, typical section packages, design variations/exceptions, 3R reports, traffic control plans, signing and pavement markings, Project Development and Environment (PD&E) support, utility coordination support and environmental permitting support.
“Heather’s extensive and diverse experience in highway design and project management make her perfectly suited for this role as we continue to expand our infrastructure team and support the major highway enhancements throughout the eastern United States,” said George Kevgas, vice president, Atlantic Infrastructure, Bergmann.
Watkins is a licensed PE and holds a bachelor’s degree in both civil engineering and architectural engineering, as well as an MBA, from the University of Miami.
For more than four decades, Bergmann architects, engineers and planners have been delivering results to clients across the United States and Canada. This team of more than 450 professionals spans the Northeast, Midwest and Atlantic regions. Bergmann develops connections with partners and communities to create dynamic, creative solutions that will stand the test of time, while promoting environmental and functional sustainability. Projects in the Bergmann portfolio range from signature buildings and commercial developments to critical transportation infrastructure and community planning. For more information, visit www.bergmannpc.com.