Mark Vessely

Principal Geotechnical Engineer


Mark Vessely, M.Sc., PE, has 25 years of experience in geologic hazard and risk assessment, emergency response to slope and other ground movements, and design for bridge foundations, retaining walls, pavements, and slope stabilization projects. His experience includes senior positions within the Colorado Department of Transportation and consulting roles to federal, state, and local agencies, railroads, and pipeline owners across the United States and into Canada.

His recent technical work includes serving as the Principal Investigator for a Federally funded research study to develop the NCHRP Report 903 on implementation geotechnical asset management and a synthesis study on the current state of practice for geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring of unstable slopes among state transportation departments.