Michael Collins, PE

Construction Team Leader

EXPERTISE: Construction

Mike is responsible for overseeing Phase III (Construction) Engineering for transportation projects in northern Illinois. His experience includes serving as Resident Engineer/Project Manager on large federally funded projects for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois Tollway, and County Department of Transportation. Mike has successfully completed interstate highway projects as well as major urban thoroughfares. The scope of work on these projects has included roadway and bridge rehabilitation/reconstruction, intersection improvements, traffic signal/lighting/ITS upgrades, water/sanitary improvements, and drainage improvements. Mike’s project delivery method includes a hands-on approach in working closely with contractors and engineers to identify problems early, while keeping project stakeholders aware of issues that arise during construction. This approach keeps projects on schedule and minimizes impacts to the public. Mike is also a member of the ACEC Illinois Tollway Committee.