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September Branch Meeting Main Speakers

Updates on the New Ship Channel Bridge Project

Mr. John C. Tyler, P.E. - Deputy Director of Engineering, Harris County Toll Road Authority

Mr. Mike Perez, P.E. - Senior Staff Engineer, Harris County Toll Road Authority

John C. Tyler, P.E., is the Deputy Director of Engineering for the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Mr. Tyler joined HCTRA in 2005. As Deputy Director of Engineering, John’s responsibilities include overseeing the development of projects that will expand the existing toll road system.

Mr. Tyler has 29 years of engineering experience. Prior to joining the Toll Road Authority, he spent almost 17 years working on civil engineering projects encompassing roadways, bridges, buildings and airport parking garages.

As a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, John received a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and a Bachelor of Architecture. He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas.

Mike Perez, P.E., is a Senior Staff Engineer for the Harris County Toll Road Authority. Mr. Perez joined HCTRA in 2005. As Senior Staff Engineer, Mike’s responsibilities include project management of consultants preparing plans, specifications, and estimates of toll road projects. He currently serves as Project Manager for the Ship Channel Bridge replacement project.

Mr. Perez has 34 years of engineering experience both with private firms and public agencies. Prior to joining the Toll Road Authority, he spent 23 years working on transportation engineering projects, with an emphasis on bridge and retaining wall design.

As a graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station, Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas.

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