Kari McDowell, PE, PTOE

Kari McDowell photoKari McDowell, President, has thirteen years of civil engineering experience specializing in traffic and transportation engineering. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado as well as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer. McDowell Engineering is a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Certified Emerging Small Business (ESB), and pre-qualified to provide traffic and transportation engineering services for the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Ms. McDowell was recently named the 2010 Transportation Professional of the Year by the Colorado/Wyoming Institute of Transportation Engineers. In addition, Ms. McDowell was the co-editor of the ITE Section’s 2009-2010 International award-wining newsletter publication Conveyances.

Ms. McDowell received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Engineering Excellence Merit Award in 2007 for her work as the Project Manger and Engineer of Record for Boulder’s Twenty Ninth Street retail district redevelopment.

Ms. McDowell is very active in the transportation engineering profession and serves on a number of statewide technical committees.

”I have worked closely with the McDowell Engineering staff for the past year. Their knowledge in the field of transportation, and great working relationship with the Colorado Department of Transportation proved to be invaluable. Our State Highway widening planning has gone smoothly. McDowell's professionalism and attention to detail helped make this a successful project. ” — John Enochs, President of Diamondback Engineering & Surveying, Inc.