Sandra Bucklew joins HNTB as Florida Construction Services Group Director

Highway and bridge expert brings more than 32 years of construction engineering and management experience to the firm

LAKE MARY, Fla. (April 12, 2024) Sandra Bucklew, PE has joined HNTB as vice president, group director and practice builder for the firm’s construction services group in Lake Mary, Florida. Bucklew will focus on growing the firm’s construction services practice in Florida.

“Sandra’s leadership and industry experience is a perfect fit for our growing Construction Engineering and Inspection practice in Florida,” said Matthew Price, PE, HNTB’s construction services office leader and vice president in Florida. “Having performed CEI services in all phases of construction, Sandra brings a holistic viewpoint on all facets of the construction practice. This perspective is important to manage our clients’ most complex infrastructure programs.”

Bucklew has worked on several distinguished transportation projects in the region, including the $24 million SR 100 Railroad Overpass Project in Bradford County, Fla., a $25 million capacity improvement project – SR 369 (US 319) from South of East Ivan Road to North of SR 267 – in Wakulla County, Fla., among other CEI services on projects in Florida, Illinois and Indiana. Prior to joining HNTB, Bucklew worked at another infrastructure consulting firm and before that, served as a project manager and consultant CEI administrator at the Florida Department of Transportation where she oversaw CEI consultants and provided CEI services for the inspection of highway and bridge construction, including bridge painting and rehabilitation projects.

Bucklew holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Florida State University and holds a Professional Engineering license in Florida, Illinois and Indiana. She is a member of the Florida Engineering Society and serves on the College of Engineering, Civil Engineering Advisory Board at her alma mater. Bucklew sits on several committees within the Florida chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies, including most recently serving as the CEI Subcommittee Chair and incoming Transportation Chair for the 2024 term.