We are pleased to announce that J. Russell Rivenbark, P.E. has joined F&R as the Carolinas Transportation Program Manager. In this position, he will have responsibility of overseeing all transportation-related projects and opportunities undertaken by the company throughout the region. Russ will be based in F&R’s Raleigh office.
Russ is a geotechnical engineer and project manager with over 35 years of public and private sector experience. He has been responsible for geotechnical design, construction inspection and project management for a wide variety of projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Project experience has ranged from major roadways, bridges and runways to shopping centers, office buildings and large drainage structures. Russ has served as contract manager for NCDOT and VDOT projects, including multi-project contracts, bridge replacement bundles, and on-call contracts. Most recently, he also served as pursuit manager for design-build opportunities in North Carolina.
“We are thrilled to have Russ on our team”, said F&R President Don Sipher. “The addition of his extensive expertise will help us increase the pace of our ongoing expansion into the Carolina transportation market. F&R looks forward to continuing to contribute to some of the Carolinas most transformational highway and bridge projects and with Russ spearheading these efforts we can ensure that our transportation clients receive top flight engineering services managed with singular attention.”
Welcome to the F&R family, Russ!