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Tristan Hickman

Traffic Engineer

Waukesha, WI

Tristan joined Ayres Associates in 2007 and performs traffic studies, traffic impact analysis, and intersection and signal design, He has designed more than 60 traffic signals for various locations in Wisconsin, Florida, and Wyoming. He also assists our transportation engineering staff with roadway design; design study report preparation; plan development; and presentations at public information meetings.

Tristan won the 2015 Ken Voigt Award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers Wisconsin Chapter. The award annually recognizes a young member based on a paper he or she has written about a transportation project they were involved with.

His specializations include:

  • Intersection, interchange, and freeway capacity studies
  • Traffic counting
  • Warrant studies
  • Traffic signal design
  • Transportation management plan development
  • Traffic operations analysis
  • Pavement marking
  • Permanent signing design
  • Intersection geometric design
  • Traffic impact analysis
  • Intersection control evaluations
  • Crash and safety studies
  • WisDOT Certified Traffic Impact Analysis Preparer, WI
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Registered Professional Engineer, WY
  • Registered Professional Engineer, WI
  • Registered Professional Engineer, FL