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Richard C. Ferguson, BSCE (1991)
PE - Senior Bridge Engineer
Richard C. Ferguson

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Mississippi


Registered Professional Engineer - Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Tennessee

Mr. Ferguson has over nine years experience in bridge design and major bridge construction. Prior to joining Pickering, Inc., he served as the Chief Engineer for L & A Contracting Co. in Hattiesburg, MS. In this capacity he was responsible for the design and construction of any formwork or false work necessary for bridge construction. Additional responsibilities included submitting value engineering proposals on awarded contracts, estimating and bidding on bridge projects. He also served as a Project Manager on various bridge projects.

Mr. Ferguson worked for the Mississippi Department of Transportation for seven years in the Bridge Design Division as a Design Section Engineer. He has designed numerous prestressed concrete beam bridges, retaining walls, cast in place box culverts and reinforced concrete piers in accordance with AASHTO Standard Specifications. In addition to designing bridges, he also reviewed and checked contract plans and applicable documents for accuracy and completeness. He coordinated with other offices within the Department of Transportation to facilitate an effective execution of contracts.

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Last update, October 2002