Mark Reno


Principal in Rancho Cordova

Education: University of California, Davis | B.S. Civil Engineering – 1988
Registrations: Professional Civil Engineer | California #47756, Nevada #15482, Oregon #74536

Mark Reno has 30 years of experience, responsible for the PS&E and construction support of over 70 projects involving more than 150 bridges. These projects included new structures, widenings, upgrades, emergency repairs and seismic retrofits. In addition, Mark's extensive Project Manager experience coupled with his many agency contacts enables him to effectively manage and deliver successful bridge projects.

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 the Caltrans Structural Steel Committee, a member of the Caltrans Earthquake Committee, and a member of the Post-Earthquake Investigation Team. He was also a Seismic Specialist, responsible for training and implementing the latest seismic bridge design developments in the Caltrans Office of Structures Design.

A recognized expert and authority on steel bridge and seismic design, Mark has also been active on national peer review boards and has authored several technical papers. He 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.

Mark has been actively involved in committee work with the Transportation Research Board for over 22 years. He was recently appointed to a three-year term as Chair of the Design and Construction Group which includes some 58 Standing Technical Committees. Mark previously held leadership roles and was involved in National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Panels as well as other national committees and panels.