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Eric Sorensen

Vice President

Eau Claire, WI

"I like the work atmosphere, as I enjoy the people that I work with. Everyone pulls together to help meet project deadlines and resolve any issues that arise. I like the fact that Ayres has built a very good reputation with our clients and within the communities where we are located."
Eric Sorensen

Eric joined Ayres Associates in 1995, steadily advancing his career from his work as a design engineer and then a transportation supervisor and ultimately vice president of Midwest transportation operations. He oversees transportation and traffic engineering and construction services in Wisconsin.

He has extensive experience managing and designing transportation related projects for the State of Wisconsin and local governments. His experience includes project coordination with government and local agencies, and he has served as resident engineer for construction observation projects.

Eric's experience with the technical and social elements of challenging projects enables him to effectively coordinate and successfully complete large and small projects on time and within budget. He is proactive in identifying and addressing project challenges to keep projects on schedule and is committed to keeping major stakeholders informed throughout the design process. He has experience facilitating ad hoc, citizens advisory, and property owner meetings. He is also effective in gathering and incorporating input from many sources to enhance overall design and public involvement efforts.

Eric's areas of expertise include the following:

  • Freeway and expressway design
  • State and county trunk highway design
  • Watershed analysis
  • CEAL programming
  • Traffic control design
  • Preparation of bid documents
  • Construction administration
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Transportation Design (Minor), University of Minnesota
  • Registered Professional Engineer, WI
  • Registered Professional Engineer, MN
  • Registered Professional Engineer, GA
  • Registered Professional Engineer, FL
  • Registered Professional Engineer, AZ