Monday, September 28, 2015

MCDOT’s Transportation Engineering Division Chief Wins County Engineer of the Year Award

Bruce Johnston, Transportation Engineering division chief, has won the County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM) County Engineer of the Year Award. CEAM presents this award to an engineer chosen for his/her exemplary service to their county.

Johnston has been with Montgomery County for 14 years and Transportation Engineering Division Chief since 2009. While with the County, he managed many notable projects, including construction of the Strathmore Music Hall and Rockville Library.

Bruce graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in 1979 with a degree in Civil Engineering. He was a partner in a small consulting firm in Peoria for several years before moving to another design firm in Louisville, Kentucky and then to Richmond Virginia where he was the Staff Engineer for Development at CSX Realty. He subsequently moved to Hagerstown, Maryland where he served as City Engineer for 10 years.

Bruce has been a Registered Land Surveyor in Illinois and a Professional Engineer in Illinois, Kentucky, Virginia, Florida, Minnesota and Maryland.