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Ryan Wheeler, Project Manager for I-11 and Assistant Manager for Project Neon – Update on Project Neon and I-11

November 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Ryan Wheeler has worked as a senior project manager for the Nevada Department of Transportation for the last 4 years. He is responsible for the scope, schedule, and budget of select major projects. His current assignments include the Garnet design-build project, the Brightline High-Speed Rail and an upcoming I-515 downtown project. Mr. Wheeler has participated in managing over $1 billion of construction projects for NDOT. Mr. Wheeler’s career before NDOT included some of the following:

  • Managing and operating a civil engineering office in Mesquite Nevada
  • Working as a construction engineer for Obayashi on the Mike O’ Callaghan and Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge (aka Hoover Dam Bridge)
  • Designing and constructing bridges and storm drain channels
  • Operating heavy equipment
  • Sandblasting rebar at the bottom of a drilled shaft
  • Chipping concrete from inside a cement truck

Ryan holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree, both from Utah State University.

A few other facts about Ryan are:

  • He is an elected official, serving as a board member for the Moapa Valley Water District
  • He is a volunteer basketball coach for a middle school
  • He is a father of five, and he is married to the most beautiful girl in the world


November 29, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Lawry’s The Prime Rib
4043 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NE 89169 United States
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(702) 893-2223
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