Egan Drive Improvements (10th to Main Street) earns Outstanding Project of the Year award

Despite some steep competition, DOT&PF's Egan Drive Improvements (10th to Main Street) snagged the Outstanding Project of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Alaska Section - Juneau Branch. The Outstanding Project of the Year was announced at the ASCE Juneau Branch virtual luncheon on Feb. 24. DOT&PF Southcoast Region Project Manager Catherine Wilkins, AIA, accepted the award on behalf of the Department. The two-season project repaved the roadway, imp...
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Tenakee Ferry Terminal Improvements

Location: Tenakee Springs, AK Project Dates: 2020 Owner: AK DOT&PF proHNS provided a full team to perform contract administration and inspection services for all work on this $11.2 million project that reconstructed the existing Tenakee city dock and DOT&PF ferry terminal facility. Construction included removal of portions of the existing dock and terminal structures, refurbishment of the existing pile support approach deck, improvements to fuel and electrical systems, and constru...
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North Tongass Bridge Improvements – Waterfall Creeks

Location: Ketchikan, AK Project Dates: 2019 Owner: AK DOT&PF This federally funded project removed and replaced the first Waterfall Creek Bridge (#0414) and Second Waterfall Creek Bridge (#0415), regraded and repaved bridge approaches, improved drainage, relocated utilities, and installed new guardrails and signs. proHNS Engineering Technicians tested aggregates, concrete, and asphalt paving both in the field and in the DOT&PF laboratory, and simultaneously performed constructio...
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Ketchikan Airport Creek Bridge Replacement

Location: Ketchikan, AK Project Dates: 2019 Owner: AK DOT&PF This FHWA-funded AK DOT&PF project replaced an existing temporary bridge structure across Airport Creek on Lewis Reef Road with a new, two-lane concrete bulb tee girder bridge with a finished width of 39 feet. Improvements included realignment of Lewis Reef Road and modifying the approach intersection of Bostwick/Seely Road. The concrete bridge abutments were Cast-In-Place (CIP) atop steel H-piles rock socketed into be...
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Small Tracts/Mud Bay/Third Avenue AC Pipe Replacement

Location: Haines, AK Project Dates: 2019-2020 Owner: Haines Borough proHNS designed this Haines Borough project that replaced 2,891 feet of asbestos and ductile iron water line with HDPE pipe. In addition to installing a new water main, sewer services, water services, hydrants, and valves, the project also replaced the road base and pavement. proHNS also provided contract administration and inspection services during the three-month construction season. As the project was partially fund...
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proHNS welcomes skilled Staff Engineer to Juneau team

Ethan Roemeling, EIT, is the newest member of proHNS's Juneau office. With seven years of Southeast Alaska design, inspection, and materials testing experience under his belt, Ethan's portfolio of skills has already made him a cornerstone of our success since joining the firm in late June. Having grown up in Juneau, Ethan is committed to bettering his home community through both his professional and volunteer work. Though he is Juneau Branch President of the Alaska Society of Civil Engineers,...
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proHNS celebrates five years of serving Alaska

proHNS Team
When proHNS launched in Summer 2015, the company consisted of one engineer working out of a home office in Haines, AK. Five years later, proHNS boasts 20 employees, established offices in Haines and Juneau, and a track record of providing exceptional engineering, technical, and administrative services throughout Alaska. proHNS Principal Engineer and Owner Garret Gladsjo, PE, joined the company in 2016. Lucas Chambers, PE, is also a Principal Engineer and Owner; he signed on in 2017.  Prior to...
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Brian Hanson, PE, joins Egan Drive Improvements CA/I team

proHNS is excited to bolster our Egan Drive team with the expertise of seasoned project/construction manager Brian Hanson, PE. Brian is joining us in a Project Engineer role as we move into the second season of providing AK DOT&PF with Construction Administration and Inspection services on the Egan Drive 10th to Main Street Improvements project. proHNS Principal Engineer Garret Gladsjo, PE, said he is most impressed with Brian's even-tempered attitude, communication skills, and breadth of...
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