WBK Engineering is excited to announce the hiring of a new Transportation Practice Manager. We are pleased to welcome Yemi Oyewole P.E., as the latest member of the WBK team in our St. Charles office.
Yemi brings with him more than 30 years of experience in civil design and project management, spending 17 of those years at IDOT-District One in various roles, completing numerous typical and complex projects as a Project Studies Specialist. Yemi has accumulated experience in all phases of transportation engineering including preliminary and conceptual engineering, phase II plan preparation and construction management.
Specifically, Yemi has contributed to numerous geometric studies, safety studies including crash analyses, capacity analyses including intersection design studies, categorical exclusion reports, cost estimating, public involvement, and all other related work necessary to complete phase I preliminary engineering and environmental studies for intersections, highway segments, bridges and bicycle/pedestrian facilities. He has extensive experience working with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Toll Highway Authority (ISTHA), Counties and Municipalities.
In his spare time, Yemi enjoys fine dining, travel, cycling, and watching professional football and basketball. His wealth of knowledge and experience in transportation engineering will be a tremendous asset to the WBK team and focus to our clients’ priorities.