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The New I-64

 

Project Team

MoDOT Leadership

Lesley Hoffarth photo

Lesley Hoffarth, P.E.
Project Director

Lesley served as the leader of the I-64 project team until December 2009.  After 21 years at MoDOT and more than 10 years working on the I-64 project through the environmental and Design-Build, she resigned from MoDOT to take a new position.

 

Ron Morris photo

Ron Morris, P.E.
Deputy Project Director

Ron served as the Deputy Director until December 2009 when he became the Project Director.

He has been with the Missouri Department of Transportation for 23 years and has spent most of his career in Construction and Operations.  He has held the positions of Construction Inspector, Resident Engineer, Operations Engineer and Technical Support Engineer.  Ron has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla.

 

Mike Castro photo

Mike Castro, P.E.
Construction and Utilities Manager

Mike was responsible for coordinating construction activities and utility relocations on the New I-64 Project.

He has worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation for 14 years with experience in construction, including serving as a construction Resident Engineer and Manager of Major Transportation Projects in the Design Department.  He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri at Rolla.

 

Linda Wilson

Linda Wilson
Community Relations Manager

Linda was responsible for all community outreach activities for the new I-64 Project.  These activities included working with the media, answering questions from the general public, giving speeches to groups and keeping local, state and federal elected officials informed on the project.

She has been with the Missouri Department of Transportation for 17 years and has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri at Columbia.



Contractor

The Design-Build contractor selected for The New I-64 project was Gateway Constructors.

Major participants include:               
Granite Construction Company
Fred Weber, Inc.
Millstone Bangert, Inc.
Parsons Transportation Group, Inc.
URS Corporation

Additional team members include:   
Gerstner Electric, Inc.
Crawford, Bunte, Brammeier
Horner & Shifrin, Inc.
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Vector Communications