raSmith
Press Release

raSmith Welcomes Paul Ford as Structural Bridge Engineer

Ford brings to raSmith experience in designing and inspecting bridges for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and local government

By - Jan 28th, 2020 10:35 am
Paul Ford. Photo courtesy of raSmith.

Paul Ford. Photo courtesy of raSmith.

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Paul Ford has joined raSmith in Brookfield, Wisconsin, as a structural bridge engineer.

Ford brings nearly 15 years of experience as a structural engineer focused on designing and inspecting bridges for municipalities and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT). Ford has held leadership roles, leading bridge design and reconstruction projects. Additionally, Ford has inspected hundreds of bridges, culverts, retaining walls and sign structures throughout southeastern Wisconsin, and has provided in-depth fracture critical inspections for various types of steel truss bridges. He also developed and presented a statewide bridge construction inspection training course for new Wisconsin bridge inspectors. During his earlier career, Ford provided secondary roadway bridge design, plus inspection for thousands of bridge types throughout Iowa.

Ford holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with a structures emphasis from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a professional engineer licensed in Wisconsin, Montana and Nebraska.

About raSmith

raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm comprising civil engineers, structural engineers, land surveyors, development managers, landscape architects and ecologists. Our services are focused on our public and private sector client needs in design and construction including structural and cold-formed engineering, land development, site planning and design, municipal engineering, transportation and traffic, surveying, construction services and geographic information systems (GIS). We work on projects nationwide from our eight locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and California.

Mentioned in This Press Release

People:

Recent Press Releases by raSmith

raSmith Opens Milwaukee Office in Historic Walker’s Point Neighborhood

Downtown Milwaukee’s booming development closely aligns with raSmith’s urban planning and site design services

Leave a Reply

You must be an Urban Milwaukee member to leave a comment. Membership, which includes a host of perks, including an ad-free website, tickets to marquee events like Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair and the Florentine Opera, a better photo browser and access to members-only, behind-the-scenes tours, starts at $9/month. Learn more.

Join now and cancel anytime.

If you are an existing member, sign-in to leave a comment.

Have questions? Need to report an error? Contact Us