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The Structure Preservation Section is responsible for structure preservation and maintenance, including the following:
- Management of Bridge Request for Action (RFA)
- Region Structures Maintenance Support
- Statewide Crews for Reach All, Signs, and Bridge Repair
- Emergency Coordination
- Priority Preservation of Structures
Brian Zakrzewski, Structure Preservation Section Engineer
Preservation, RFA, Structural Design/Maintenance, Technology, and Materials & Equipment Support
Provides technical expertise to MDOT regions, local agencies, and consultants for structural maintenance, structure design for Request for Action, trials for new technologies in equipment and materials for structure maintenance, and training.
Jason DeRuyver, Priority Preservation and Maintenance Support Unit Engineer
Andrew Zevchak, Priority Preservation Engineer
Jacob Creisher, Structure Maintenance Engineer
Aaron Porter, Structure Maintenance Support Coordinator
Emergency Repair of Overhead Signs and Sign Fabrication
Provides technical expertise on Bridge High Load Bridge Hits (HLH), structural deterioration and fatigue, bridge work, structural steel emergency repairs, and installation of temporary supports. Also provides technical expertise on movable bridges for routing maintenance, preventative maintenance, and emergency repair.
Christopher Idusuyi, Structures Emergency Response Engineer
Provides services to the MDOT's regions for fabrication, installation, and removal of signs, as well as crane services to the regions.
Matt Niemi, Sign Fabrication Shop and Crew Supervisor
Services for statewide crews regarding reach all and bridge repairs.
Matt Niemi, Statewide Crews Superintendent
Services to the regions, local agencies, and consultants for scoping and inspection of bridges, as well as performing washing on big bridges statewide.
Chris Zube, Statewide Bridge Crew Supervisor