Fairfax engineer honored for transportation projects

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Fairfax engineer Jerry Mrykalo has been named the 2018 Rising Star by ACEC Virginia, the statewide association of professional engineering firms.

Mrykalo leads the mid-Atlantic Traffic Engineering Group for Dewberry, which is headquartered
in Fairfax with more than 40 offices in 17 states. As group leader, Mrykalo supervises eight
transportation engineers and acts as the engineer of record for major projects. He has served as
engineer of record on more than 35 projects with a combined construction value of more than $1
billion.

Mrykalo served as the engineer of record for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (Phase 2), the Intercounty Connector, I-64 Widening and I-66 Widening. He was also the lead traffic engineer and engineer of record for the Route 27/244 Interchange Modification in Arlington which won a DBIA National Award of Merit.

Jerry also served as the lead traffic engineer for the I-95 / Telegraph Road interchange of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project (2014 ACEC National Recognition Award project). He has served as lead traffic engineer or engineer of record on 25 Design-Build projects in Virginia, and has design experience in 10 states.

The award will be presented by the Next Generation Committee at ACEC Virginia’s Engineering
Excellence Awards Gala on Thursday, February 1 at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.

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