David Kanger Promoted to Senior Project Manager
Modjeski and Masters, Inc. (M&M) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Kanger, PE to senior project manager in the firm’s Railroad Services Business Unit.
Mr. Kanger joined M&M in the New Orleans office in 1996. Throughout his 27 years at the firm, he has contributed to number railroad and highway bridges and supervises the unit’s technicians and the office’s continuing education program. His design experience includes work in all phases, from preliminary project development though construction support. Mr. Kanger also has significant emergency repair and field inspection experience including truss inspection, pin replacement monitoring, construction support.
Mr. Kanger is an expert in AASHTO and AREMA codes, including the development of hybrid highway-railway design criteria for the Huey P. Long Bridge Widening. He has extensive design experience with LRFD, load factor and working stress design.
"Projects where we can overcome a challenging problem are rewarding, and some of the most memorable; but, the best projects are those where we can capably deliver the right project on time and within budget. With this promotion, I look forward to continuing to deliver successful projects to our clients," said Mr. Kanger.
Mr. Kanger has contributed to many notable projects, including:
- Huey P. Long Bridge Widening, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
- 4th Street Railroad Bascule Bridge Rehabilitation, Gretna, LA
- Krotz Springs Railroad Swing Bridge, Krotz Springs, LA
- Westlake Railroad Swing Bridge Rehabilitation, Westlake, LA
- US-11 Bridge North and South Draw Bascule Span Rehabilitation, New Orleans, LA
Mr. Kanger completed his master’s and bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Tulane University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Louisiana.
In addition to being a member of ASCE and AREMA, Mr. Kanger serves the engineering profession on a number committees. He serves on the Louisiana Chapter ASCE T&DI executive committee. Mr. Kanger serves on the planning committee for the annual Tulane Engineering Forum, an activity that he has participated in since 2000. Additionally, Mr. Kanger serves on his church's board of trustees and executive church council.