Drake Haglan & Associates (DHA) is excited to welcome Ray Tunkel into our growing Construction Management (CM) Team. As a Senior Construction Engineer, Ray brings his knowledge and technical expertise to DHA’s transportation projects throughout Northern and Central California. He has over 28 years of experience on transportation projects constructed to Caltrans, federal, and local agency standards. He has also worked with large projects entailing night work with heavy traffic control, environmentally sensitive areas, and structures work along busy freeway facilities. Ray has technical knowledge in bridge construction activities which include pile driving, formwork, concrete placement, falsework erection and removal, CIDH pile placement, construction of retaining walls, joint-seal installations, bridge deck construction, and use of pre-cast/pre-stressed girders.
Ray makes a great addition to the DHA CM team with his extensive knowledge and field experience with all aspects of construction of roadway, bridge, and underground construction activities!
Ray has been happily married to his wife Sherry for 20 years. They have a daughter, two sons, and two beautiful grandchildren. When not at work, Ray can be found coaching youth baseball as he has for the past 18 years and coaching little league for the elementary school he attended. Ray and his sons also umpire for the league. Ray and Sherry like to spend time enjoying the great outdoors, they also enjoy travel and music, and spent Valentine’s Day at The New York Metropolitan Opera for an evening with Andrea Bocelli. Ray and his family are very active in their church community at Modesto’s Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Please join us in welcoming Ray to the DHA Construction Management Team!