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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proHNS expands team with new Staff Engineer

proHNS is proud to bring another talented individual into our Juneau Office. Jake Fleetwood, EIT, a former Independent Quality Assurance Engineer for AK DOT&PF, joined proHNS in January 2020. Before moving to Alaska, Jake worked with the Indian Health Service in Arizona and Montana, as both a Sanitation Facilities Construction Engineer and Facilities Engineer. By January 2018, he secured a job with AK DOT&PF Southcoast Region as a Design Engineer, and was promoted to QA Construction E...
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Egan Drive 10th Street to Main Street Improvements

Location: Juneau, AK Project Dates: 2019-2020 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 coordination b...
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Calvary Fellowship Subdivision

Location: Juneau, AK Project Dates: 2017-2019 Owner: Southeast Endeavors proHNS designed this 8-lot subdivision on behalf of Southeast Endeavors, and subsequently provided construction inspection services under our three-year CBJ term agreement. Our Lead Designer Lucas Chambers worked on this project from start to finish. Beginning in 2017, Lucas designed and modeled the new road, lot layout, driveways, and water and sewer facilities servicing the new lots. He also designed an extension...
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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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Lee Street Pump Station Replacement

Location: Juneau, AK Project Dates: 2018-2019 Owner: City and Borough of Juneau As the prime consultant, proHNS is providing civil engineering design for this CBJ project that will upgrade an existing pump station to maintain operating pressure and provide fire flow to a nearby subdivision. While our subcontractor Haight & Associates handles electrical design, proHNS staff will locate prior hydraulic analyses, collect flow data at existing fire hydrants, determine system pressure requir...
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Staff Engineer Chris Bydlon joins Juneau office

We are proud to announce the addition of Staff Engineer Chris Bydlon to the proHNS team as part of our ongoing effort to offer quality services and meet the demands of a growing project portfolio. A longtime Alaskan, Chris grew up in the Mat-Su Valley and obtained his engineering degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He subsequently split his time between Juneau (his wife's hometown and the site of her whale-watching business) and Washington State after accepting a Civil EIT positio...
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Spaulding Beach Parking Lot Reconstruction

Location: Juneau, AK Project Dates: 2018 Owner: Spaulding Beach Homeowners Association proHNS provided contract administration and inspection services on behalf of the Spaulding Beach Homeowners Association for this $240,000 parking lot reconstruction project. Our services included preparation of contract documents, project management, daily field inspection, cost tracking, stakeholder coordination, and documentation of Contractor G.R. Cheeseman's progress. At the Owner's request, proHN...
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Sitka Street Reconstruction

Location: Juneau, AK Project Dates: 2018-2019 Owner: City and Borough of Juneau proHNS handled primary engineering design, research, analysis, and technical specification writing for this City and Borough of Juneau project that replaced Sitka Street's dilapidated and failing water main. Other improvements included storm drainage collection upgrades and replacement of the aging pavement section between North Douglas Highway and Nowell Avenue. Design elements included new concrete valley gu...
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