Bureau of Structures and Geotechnical Services

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Main Office

Mark Hoppe

Bureau Chief
(785) 296-3531
Email:  Mark Hoppe

John Jones

Assistant Bureau Chief
(785) 296-3531
Email: John Jones

Bridge Design Squads

Mark Hurt

Senior Squad Leader
(785) 296-4417
Email: Mark Hurt

Shawn Schwensen

Senior Squad Leader
(785) 296-6449
Email: Shawn Schwensen

Chris Meyer

Senior Squad Leader
(785) 296-5559
Email: Chris Meyer

Brad Rognlie

Senior Squad Leader
(785) 296-4398
Email: Brad Rognlie

Kelly Carlton

Squad Leader
(785) 296-6468
Email: Kelly Carlton

Jeff Ruby

Squad Leader
(785) 296-4428
Email: Jeff Ruby

Dominique Shannon

Squad Leader
(785) 296-4362
Email: Dominique Shannon

Special Assignments

Ron Shurtz

Special Assignments Engineer & Br. CADD Engineer
(785) 296-5526
Email: Ron Shurtz

Angie Hoover

Bridge Mgmt. Systems Analyst
(785) 291-3235
Email: Angie Hoover

Eric Anderson

Bridge Software Engineer
(785) 368-7176
Email: Eric Anderson

Technical Design Support

Michael J. Orth

Hydraulics Engineer
(785) 296-0603
Email: Michael J. Orth

Karen Peterson

Signing and Lighting Structures Engineer
(785) 296-5559
Email: Karen Peterson

Bridge Management

Paul Kulseth

Bridge Management Engineer
(785) 296-5510
Email: Paul Kulseth

Michael Ingalls

Bridge Maintenance Plans Engineer
(785) 296-2066
Email: Michael Ingalls

John Culbertson

Bridge Evaluation Engineer
(785) 296-3347
Email: John Culbertson

Bridge Inspection

Don Whisler

Bridge Preservation Engineer
(785) 296-4435
Home 267-5415
Email: Don Whisler

Jim Leaden

Bridge Inspection Engineer
(785) 296-5540
Home 478-1588
Email: Jim Leaden


Robert Henthorne

Chief Geologist
(785) 291- 3860
Email: Robert Henthorne

Kyle Halverson

Professional Geologist II
(785) 291-3862
Email: Kyle Halverson


James Brennan

Geotechnical Engineer
(785) 296-3524
Email: James Brennan

Luke Metheny

(785) 291-3857
Email: Luke Metheny



Contact The Bureau of Structures and Geotechnical Services

Kansas Department of Transportation
Bureau of Structures and Geotechnical Services
Dwight D. Eisenhower State Office Building
700 SW Harrison Street
Topeka, KS 66603-3754
Phone: (785) 296-3531 - Fax: (785) 296-6946