Robert H. Peterson

Biography


Robert H. Peterson, P.E.  is the Director of Engineering for the Ingham County Road Commission.  The Ingham County Road Commission employs over 90 full-time employees and is responsible for the reconstruction, repair, maintenance, and safety improvements of more than 1,249 miles of roadway, 68 bridges, and hundreds of culverts throughout Ingham County.

As director of Engineering, Mr. Peterson is responsible for a professional-technical staff of ten highly skilled employees in the Engineering Department and Permits Department that jointly help to develop and protect the county road system for the people of Ingham County.  Mr. Petersonís responsibilities include oversight of all activities within the Engineering Department, including surveying activities, design, preparation of construction documents, construction, inspection and testing, and coordinating efforts with other governmental agencies.  Mr. Peterson is also responsible for the Permit Department, which regulates all installations and work within the road right-of-way, permits and manages new subdivision street development, and ensures legal use of the Ingham County road system.

Mr. Peterson is a Registered Professional Engineer, licensed to practice in the State of Michigan and has over twenty-eight years of experience in the Civil Engineering field, mostly with private consulting firms.  Mr. Peterson is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Michigan Society of Professional Engineers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Chi Epsilon, and Tau Beta Pi Honor Society.  He earned an Associates Degree in Architectural Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute and his Baccalaureate Degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University.


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