Freese and Nichols Adds Vowels to Dallas Transportation Team
DALLAS, TX Freese and Nichols, Inc. announces that Greg Vowels, PE, joins its Transportation Design Group as a Senior Project Manager in Dallas, Texas. With more than two decades of experience in civil engineering, roadway design and construction supervision, Vowels will enhance Freese and Nichols' capacity to serve the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on projects throughout North Texas.
"As Texas continues to experience substantial growth, the increased need for new transportation infrastructure has resulted in more opportunities for Freese and Nichols to work with TxDOT," said Brian Coltharp, President and CEO of Freese and Nichols. "Greg brings extensive, firsthand knowledge of TxDOT's processes, strengthening our ability to provide a full scope of transportation services from planning to completion. We have a comprehensive team across the state and Greg will be a tremendous addition to our organization."
Before joining Freese and Nichols, Vowels worked at an established North Texas engineering firm, serving as Transportation Director and Office Manager. In these roles, he was involved in high-profile transportation projects across the state that required substantial coordination and planning with city leaders and TxDOT project managers, including the Chisholm Trail Parkway in the Fort Worth area, the Grand Parkway in the Houston area, and the reconstruction of Interstate 35 in Hill County. Earlier in his career, Vowels worked for TxDOT in Fort Worth and handled roadway designs for multiple Tarrant County projects, including the Airport Freeway/Loop 820 interchange near North East Mall.
An expert in the transportation industry, Vowels is active with several industry organizations, including the Society of American Military Engineers, for which he has served as president of the Fort Worth Post; the Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition; the Texas Society of Professional Engineers; and the American Council of Engineering Companies. He earned his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.