MARK RENO, PE
Education: University of California, Davis | B.S. Civil Engineering – 1988
Registrations: Professional Civil Engineer | California #47756, Nevada #15482, Oregon #74536, Utah #9353701-2202, Colorado #57606, Idaho #P-20055, Texas #141785
With over 32 years of experience, Mark Reno has been responsible for the PS&E and construction support of over 150 projects involving more than 220 bridges primarily throughout California and other western states. These projects have included new structures, widenings, upgrades, emergency repairs and retrofits. Mark is a nationally recognized bridge engineer and project manager and serves on several national committees and boards. His extensive project experience coupled with his many agency contacts enables him to effectively manage and deliver successful Highway Bridge Project (HBP) projects.
Widely regarded as an expert in bridge structure design, Mark currently serves on the Transportation Research Board’s Design and Construction Executive Group. He is the former chair of the TRB Structures Section responsible for all of the bridge structural committees. He is also a member of the seismic bridge committee, steel bridge committee, and construction committees. He is a recognized expert and authority on steel bridge and seismic design and has been active on national peer review boards as well as authoring several technical papers. Mark was awarded the 2001 Arthur M. Wellington Prize by the American Society of Civil Engineers for his paper, “Section Properties for Latticed Members of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge,” published in the Journal of Bridge Engineering, May 2000.
While working at Caltrans, Mark served as Structures Design Branch Chief and supervised a 20-member bridge design team. In addition, he was the Assistant Chairman of Caltrans’ Structural Steel Committee, a member of the Caltrans Earthquake Committee, and a member of the Post-Earthquake Investigation Team. Mark was also a Seismic Specialist, responsible for training and implementing the latest seismic bridge design developments in the Caltrans Office of Structures Design.
At Caltrans, Mark was the Structures Project Manager for the retrofit projects on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Suspensions Spans, covering the projects from Treasure Island to the City of San Francisco. Caltrans received an award for these projects as the “Top Bridge Retrofit Project of the Last Decade” by the Applied Technology Council and the Structural Engineering Institute.
"I really enjoy the people at Quincy. There are people I know I can rely on and that no matter the challenge, I know that as a team, we can deliver a quality project to our client that we can be proud of."