Chief Operating Officer

BSCE, Bucknell University, 1988
Licensed Professional Engineer in seven states

Michael Hawkins is responsible for overseeing the day to day internal operations of the firm in regards to engineering resources, project management, information systems, human resources and facilities. He is responsible for establishing and overseeing the operation strategies, plans, and policies to help us to efficiently and effectively deliver our firm’s services to our clients, as well as achieve our company objectives and goals.

Previously, Michael had managed the firm’s Connecticut Office from 2003 through 2016 and had been responsible for overseeing business development, project management, engineering design and client satisfaction in the New England Region since 2007. His engineering experience with the firm has encompassed all phases of bridge work from preliminary studies through design and construction with a specialty in movable bridges.

Professional Affiliations:

    • Active member in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    • The Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE)
    • The American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut (ACEC-CT)
    • Author & Participant at Heavy Movable Structures Inc. (HMS)

Notable Projects:

  • Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, Kittery, ME, Maine DOT
  • Murray Morgan Vertical Lift Bridge, Tacoma, WA, City of Tacoma
  • East Washington Avenue Bascule Bridge, Bridgeport, CT, ConnDOT
  • Tomlinson Vertical Lift Bridge, New Haven, CT, ConnDOT
  • Railroad Vertical Lift Bridge to span the Mobile River in Hurricane, AL, CSX Transportation
  • Movable Bridge On-call Contract, City of New Haven, CT
  • Ferry Street Bascule Bridge, New Haven, CT, City of New Haven & ConnDOT
  • Movable Bridge On-call Contract, MassDOT
  • Charles River Drawbridge, Boston/Cambridge, MA, MassDOT
  • Emergency Declaration Repairs on the Aetna Viaduct, Hartford, CT, ConnDOT