January 8, 2015

PEORIA, Ill. – TERRA Engineering, Ltd. is pleased to welcome Eric Therkildsen, P.E. as Associate Vice President. He brings more than 30 years of transportation design and construction experience with Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to TERRA’s award-winning team. While based in TERRA’s Peoria office, Eric will be involved with projects locally, nationally and internationally.

Karen Steingraber, TERRA’s president, said, “Eric brings a wealth of high-profile experience to our team. His resume includes the reconstruction of Interstate 74 through Peoria, I-74/I-155 Interchange, the Eastern Bypass and EIS studies on US 34, Illinois 336, Illinois 29 and the Macomb Bypass.”

Mr. Therkildsen serves on the ICAT Conference Transportation Board, IDOT/Industry Joint Cooperative Committee and Bradley University’s Civil Engineering and Construction (CEC) Advisory Board. In addition, Eric has been recognized as ASCE’s Government Engineer of the Year (2010), IDOT Engineer of the Year (2009) and District Four Engineer of the Year (2009).

Prior to joining TERRA, Eric served as IDOT’s Project Implementation Engineer – District 4 (2012-2014), Acting Region Two Engineer (2011-2012), and Program Development Engineer – District 4 (2000-2011). Through his tenure at IDOT he has held multiple positions from design to implementation.

Please feel free to contact Eric at 309.999.0123 or by email at etherkildsen [at] terraengineering.com.

TERRA Engineering, Ltd. is a full-service, woman-owned engineering firm serving clients since 1992. With offices in Chicago, Peoria, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Oak Park, TERRA provides high-quality services for client-specific solutions within scope, budget and schedule. For more information about TERRA, call (312) 467-0123 or visit us online at www.terraengineering.com.

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