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Welcome Amy Lipset and Ruth Hepfer!

Updates from Fishbeck

October 7, 2022

Fishbeck announces new transportation planning services with the addition of Amy Lipset and Ruth Hepfer to our growing transportation division. Together they provide additional expertise in Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL), NEPA and environmental requirements, ROW program management, USDOT regulations, multimodal planning, and community and stakeholder engagement. These additional services expand Fishbeck’s ability to provide an all-in-one approach for communities and private clients. 

Amy has over 20 years of transportation planning experience. While with MDOT, she performed a variety of project-related tasks including leading stakeholder and public meetings, consensus building, and virtual public engagement. She has performed hundreds of project-level traffic analyses and was MDOT’s subject matter expert on Interstate Access Change Requests (IACR). Her technical writing experience includes drafting numerous IACRs, developing purpose and need statements for environmental assessments, PEL studies, document QA/QC, and federal grant writing. 

Ruth has over 20 years of experience on federal-aid requirements for highways relating to PEL, NEPA, design, construction, and rights-of-way for the implementation of 23 CFR Highways and 49 CFR 24 Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally Assisted Programs.