She will supervise engineering teams working on bridge design and rehabilitation projects in the Lexington area and is responsible for analysis, design, and associated work for all types of highway structures.
Harper’s structural engineering experience includes design of conventional steel and concrete bridges, box culverts and retaining walls.
She previously served as a bridge design engineer for GRW Engineers. From January 2011 to February 2014, she was a senior structural engineer in Parsons Brinckerhoff’s Lexington office.
Harper received an MS in civil engineering from the University of Kentucky and a BS in civil engineering from the West Virginia University Institute of Technology.
Her professional affiliations include the American Society of Civil Engineers and Tau Beta Pi, for which she serves as an engineering futures facilitator for sessions at engineering colleges to help students gain skills outside the normal curriculum.
WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have combined and are now one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms.