Tag: Construction

Burns & McDonnell Bolsters Transportation Construction Capabilities, Hiring Steve Kellerman

“Transportation infrastructure is the lifeblood of the U.S. economy, and strengthening this foundational system will be imperative moving forward from a global crisis,” says Mike DeBacker, vice president and Transportation Group general manager at Burns & McDonnell. “Steve is deeply passionate about designing and building innovative transportation infrastructure that will support our communities for generations. His wealth of industry experience, robust leadership abilities and dynamic vision perfectly position him to lead our transportation construction services in this critical moment and beyond.”

With two decades of transportation construction experience, Kellerman has spearheaded large-scale infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients throughout the Midwest. As chief engineer for a regional construction company, he oversaw construction of major interchanges, bridges and interstates and led development projects for residential, commercial and retail properties.

Most recently, Kellerman served as third-party manager for a $288 million design-build project in eastern Kansas, supporting the

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Construction worker struck by vehicle in Des Moines dies

STACEY: NEW AT 5 — DES MOINES POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DEADLY CRASH IN A CONSTRUCTION ZONE IN BEAVERDALE. IT HAPPENED THIS MORNING. OFFICERS SAY A 72-YEAR-OLD DRIVER JUMPED A CURB ON DOUGLAS AVENUE AND HIT A CONSTRUCTION WORKER. THE 41-YEAR-OLD MAN DIED FROM HIS INJURIES. NO OTHER DETAILS ABOUT THE DRIVER OR THE VICTIM HAVE BEEN

Construction worker struck by vehicle in Des Moines dies


Des Moines police said Monday a construction worker died after being hit by a vehicle.According to the Des Moines Police Department, a 72-year-old driver traveling eastbound on Douglas Avenue left the roadway, crossing over a curb and striking the construction worker. Police said the 41-year-old man died from his injuries. The names of the victim and driver have not yet been released.Authorities closed down Douglas Avenue between the 4700 block and Beaver Avenue to investigate the incident.

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