Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Metro District Traffic Engineering



Title Contact Phone
Director of Operations & Maintenance Mike Leegard 651-234-7801
District Traffic Engineer Steve Misgen 651-440-4338

Data collection

Title Contact Phone
Supervisor Kevin Millage 651-775-9497

Lighting Management

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Mike Gerbensky 651-234-7816
Project Manager Paul Babin 651-234-7873
Lighting Management Supervisor John Pedersen 651-775-3855
Agreements & Special Provisions Greg Kern 651-234-7877

Program Support

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Lars Impola 651-440-4117
North Area Manager Ashley Roup 651-234-7815
South Area Manager Almin Ramic 651-234-7824
East Area Manager Kaare Festvog 651-234-7814
West Area Manager Eric Lauer-Hunt 651-234-7875

Signal Design

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Mike Gerbensky 651-234-7816
Project Manager* Chris Bosak 651-234-7812
Project Manager* Greg Kern 651-234-7877
Project Manager* Matt Barnes 651-234-7872
Agreements and Special Provisions Greg Kern 651-234-7877
*Project Manager Corridor Assignments

Signal Operations

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Mike Fairbanks 651-234-7819
Maintenance Supervisor Marty Carlson 651-775-1277
Construction Supervisor Curt Krohn 651-775-1263
Optimization Engineer Derek Lehrke 651-238-6362
Optimization Engineer Kevin Schwartz  651-775-5645
Optimization Engineer Nicole Stromgren 651-775-3203
Optimization Engineer John Fahrendorf 651-775-1264
After hours (4 p.m. to 6 a.m.) Metro Signal Operations 651-234-7110


Title Contact Phone
Engineer Eric Peterson 651-234-7830
North Metro Supervisor Joe Bruer 651-234-7837
South Metro Supervisor Ben Christensen 651-234-7811
West Metro Supervisor Vacant - Contact Eric Peterson

Work Zones and Pavement Marking

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Ron Rauchle 612-670-9510
East Metro Supervisor Scott Meier 651-755-1353
West Metro Supervisor Kevin Farraher 651-775-1270
Work Zone Analysis Engineer Shuo Wang 651-234-7823