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Randy Zeiger has over 23 years Denis ‘Dan’ Laviolette is the of engineering design and con- sole owner of LRL Construction sulting experience on a wide Co., Inc. and has over 40 years variety of projects for Class 1 of tunneling experience. Lavio- Railroads, local and state gov- lette started his company along ernment agencies, and mining with two business partners in industries. He currently serves 1996 and has since taken a as a Senior Project Engineer small family-owned company for AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. into an empire. He takes pride in the specialized For the past 10 years, he has been focused on work that his company has come to master and is railroad services primarily related to tunnel known for fast, safe results when needed most. construction, rehabilitation, and monitoring; His extensive knowledge and expertise in tunnel emergency tunnel and landslide response; road- repair, shaft development, tunnel fires, and emer- bed stabilization; and capital improvements such gency collapse repair stems back to his mining as siding extensions and intermodal yards. For days and have evolved over the years from work- local and state government agencies, Zeiger has ing all over the world. experience in the design and permitting for bridges and FEMA Regulated Rivers. For the Nick Laviolette is LRL Con- mining industry, he has experience in the design struction’s Senior Project and permitting for coal refuse impoundments and Manager and the son of the has investigated, evaluated, and designed many remaining founder of LRL small and large freshwater dams. Construction Co., Denis Lavi- olette. With over 18 years of Gabrielle Cadieux is a Civil experience in tunnel construc- Engineer with approximately tion for both highways and 2-1/2 years of relative field railways, Laviolette has led his team to complete engineering, design, and con- several large railway clearance projects for sulting experience on a wide multiple rail line owners, as well as various variety of projects for Class 1 other emergency and reconstruction projects. Railroads, and the U.S. Army Laviolette is also responsible in part for LRL’s Corps of Engineers. She cur- Micro Tunnel and Jack and Bore division. rently serves as a Geotechnical Professional for AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. For Justin Laviolette is a Project the past year, Cadieux has been focused on rail- Manager for LRL Construction road services primarily related to roadbed stabi- and has over 15 years of expe- lization, slope stability, sinkholes, soft soil rience in tunnel construction improvements, tunnel construction, rehabilitation for highway and railways. and monitoring, emergency tunnel and landslide Laviolette is the son of the response, and capital improvements such as remaining LRL Construction siding extensions and intermodal yards. Previous founder, Denis Laviolette, and experience was with Bauer Foundation Corpora- has learned his vast array of experience in mining tion, where she was a Field Engineer at the Center and tunneling from him. Laviolette has managed Hill Dam Rehabilitation project in Silver Point, and worked many large scaled projects for LRL TN, for approximately 11 months. throughout the United States. Edward D. Sparks II has over 20 years of railroad engineer- ing and maintenance experi- ence on a wide variety of projects in roles of increasing responsibility for CSX Trans- portation. He currently serves as Assistant Chief Engineer of Structures, responsible for inspection, mainte- nance, design, and construction of bridges, culverts, and tunnels across the CSX network, which spans 21 states, two provinces, and 21,000 route miles. Shotcrete • Winter 2015 23


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