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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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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Egan Drive 10th Street to Main Street Improvements

Location: Juneau, AK Project Dates: 2019-Present Owner: AK DOT&PF proHNS is providing a team of experienced Project Engineers, Office Engineers, and Engineering Technicians to provide contract administration and inspection services for this high-profile, logistically challenging road improvement project in downtown Juneau. The 2019 construction season is focusing on the highly trafficked stretch of Egan Drive between Willoughby and Whittier Streets, necessitating complex coordinatio...
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A note about our recent change in ownership

As many folks in the Southeast Alaska engineering community already know, proHNS founding member Jeremy Stephens moved his family to Vermont last summer. While Jeremy worked remotely for several months to tie up loose ends and transfer project responsibilities, at this point everyone has agreed it is best for the company to remove Jeremy as a proHNS Principal and consolidate ownership between Garret Gladsjo and Lucas Chambers. Jeremy launched proHNS out of his home in Haines in 2015, and the ...
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proHNS partners with AK DOT&PF on Juneau’s Egan Drive Improvements

We are excited to announce proHNS will be providing Contract Administration and Inspection services for the Alaska Department of Transportation's Egan Drive 10th to Main Street Improvements in the heart of downtown Juneau. Contractor SECON plans to break ground on the $14.3 million project by June of this year, focusing on the stretch of Egan Drive between Willoughby and Whittier Streets. When complete, improvements to the area will include new pavement, improved pedestrian and bicycle facili...
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King Salmon Airport Pavement Rehabilitation

Location: King Salmon, AK Project Dates: 2018 Owner: AK DOT&PF The ongoing FAA-funded project will remove the main runway’s existing pavement to full depth and replace it with four inches of hot mix asphalt on a six-inch stabilized foamed asphalt base. With an office engineer and two grade/paving inspectors working on this project, the proHNS Contract Manager worked from our Juneau office to ensure the three proHNS staff members working on the remote site were performing above expec...
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Evergreen Road Improvements

Location: Wrangell, AK Project Dates: 2018 Owner: AK DOT&PF proHNS provided office engineering and materials testing for this project that constructed a sidewalk along the ocean side of Evergreen Road and rehabilitated the existing asphalt pavement. Specific work items included installation of six Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls constructed of concrete block and geogrid layers, totalling roughly 4,500 square feet; one reinforced soil slope constructed of layers of borrow s...
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Pelican Main Street Bridge Improvements

Pelican Boardwalk proHNS DOT
Location: Pelican, AK Project Dates: 2018 - 2019 Owner: AK DOT&PF This FHWA-funded project rehabilitated the famous Pelican Boardwalk, replacing dilapidated timber stringers, caps, and cross braces. The project also replaced several timber piles and repaired eroded concrete pile footings, work that was completed while maintaining access for Pelican residents and emergency services. While proHNS Principal Engineer Garret Gladsjo, PE, handled contract management duties from our Juneau...
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proHNS welcomes new Staff Engineer Travis Eckhoff

proHNS Staff Engineer Travis Eckhoff
Staff Engineer Travis Eckhoff, PE, is the newest addition to the growing proHNS team. Before joining proHNS, Travis occupied several roles with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, including as Assistant Project Engineer for Southcoast Region’s high-profile $25 million Brotherhood Bridge Replacement project. From 2012-2014, he worked in Southcoast Region’s Preconstruction branch, developing plans and specifications based on AASHTO design requirements and Departme...
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