Susan Everett, Program Design Manager, Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Susan Everett is responsible for managing and leading the design development of the central waterfront viaduct replacement project. She manages the review of all design-related submittals from design-build contracts and also resolves issues between the design-build project and adjacent connecting projects, as well as develops risk management and contingency plans for the project. She has experience in project management, transportation and hydraulic design, permit management, consensus building, scheduling and estimating.
Susan has worked with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for over 25 years. Prior to working on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program, she served as WSDOT Urban Corridors Project Development Engineer and Engineering Manager for 10 years, where she led three project offices and was responsible for the design of over $1 billion of highway construction.
During her work with WSDOT, Susan worked as project engineer on major projects such as the I-5 HOV lanes from downtown Seattle to Federal Way, the I-5/SR 18/SR 161 Interchange Improvement, the SR 515 Arterial Widening, the SR 161 Arterial Widening and the I-5 ramp metering in the Seattle area.
The co-author of several papers, Susan received the Governor’s Distinguished/Sustaining Management Leadership Award in 1996.