Aaron Weatherholt, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters as a senior project manager. He will take a leading role in the advancement of Hanson’s Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and local government transportation engineering endeavors and serve as a project manager for transportation engineering project.
Before joining Hanson, Weatherholt worked for IDOT for almost 31 years, most recently as the deputy secretary for program development. He oversaw the development of the department’s goals and objectives for planning, programming, innovative project delivery and research policy, as well as the department’s goals and objectives for preliminary engineering policies for highway design, bridges, local agency highways, safety and land acquisition.
Weatherholt received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla and is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois. He is a member of the American Public Works Association’s Illinois Chapter, Institute of Transportation Engineers, American Traffic Safety Services Association and the Intelligent Transportation Society of the Midwest.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703.