Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Metro District Traffic Engineering



Title Contact Phone
Director of Operations & Maintenance Steve Misgen 651-440-4338
District Traffic Engineer Lars Impola 651-440-4117

Data collection

Title Contact Phone
Supervisor Kevin Millage 651-775-9497

Lighting Management

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Greg Kern 651-775-9167
Project Manager Paul Babin 651-234-7873
Lighting Management Supervisor John Pedersen 651-775-3855
Agreements & Special Provisions Greg Kern 651-775-9167

Program Support

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Ashley Hansen (Acting) 651-234-7815
North Area Manager Aislyn Ryan (Mobility) 651-234-7836
South Area Manager Almin Ramic 612-518-2084
East Area Manager Kaare Festvog 651-440-2855
West Area Manager Eric Lauer-Hunt 651-234-7875

Signal Design

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Greg Kern 651-775-9167
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 651-775-9167
*Project Manager Corridor Assignments

Signal Operations

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Mike Fairbanks 651-440-1779
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 John Fahrendorf 651-775-1264
Optimization Engineer Kao Soua Yang 651-775-3203
After hours (4 p.m. to 6 a.m.) Metro Signal Operations 651-234-7110


Title Contact Phone
Engineer Eric Peterson 651-775-0717
North Metro Supervisor Haile Werke 651-775-5361
South Metro Supervisor Ben Christensen 651-775-1251
West Metro Supervisor Gennadiy Begelman 651-234-7833

Work Zones and Pavement Marking

Title Contact Phone
Engineer Mitch Bartelt 651-272-7082
East Metro Supervisor Brian Torkelson 651-775-3310
West Metro Supervisor Kevin Farraher 651-775-1270