Mr. Simons has combined expertise in the disciplines of highway design, traffic operations, and safety. In highway design, he has lead the design of projects ranging from limited access expressway to expressway interchange reconstruction on the Interstate System to county roads and highway scoping/feasibility studies. Among his technical specialties is the analysis and design of complex freeway interchanges. He has managed and produced design approval documents, plans, specifications, and contract documents for municipal, state, and Locally Administered Federal Aid projects.
Mr. Simons earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Michigan State University. In addition to being a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Keith is also a certified Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) with years of experience managing traffic/transportation engineering professionals and managing both large and small-scale transportation-related projects.
In this role, Keith will help expand Spalding DeDecker’s transportation department, serve as a Senior Project Manager focused on Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) business, lead SD’s Lansing Regional Office, and bring more than 20 years of unique experience from both private and public sectors to Spalding DeDecker’s roster. Mr. Simons was formerly MDOT’s Engineer of Road Design and led the development of design projects ranging from limited access freeway and freeway interchange reconstruction projects to county roads and highway scoping/feasibility studies.
In his free time, Keith enjoys fishing, DIY projects, and spending time with his family. He also enjoys exercise, particularly running and biking, and regularly competes in ultramarathons.