DUFRESNE GROUP STAFF INCREASES BY 40%
Dufresne Group is pleased to announce a 40% staff increase due to additional workload. Dufresne Group provides engineering services to municipalities in Vermont and New Hampshire from its four area offices in Windsor, Barre, St. Johnsbury and Manchester, Vermont. Recently, workload has increased substantially due to several large infrastructure projects in Vermont. These projects include water main, sewer main, storm drain, and streetscape work including full depth roadway reconstruction with sidewalk and curb. This work is funded in part with low interest loans from the State of Vermont and loan grant funds from USDA Rural Development. The largest of these projects is located in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont. Saint Johnsbury received a grant of $10,600,000, one of the largest grants under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding program. Another large water replacement project is located in Bellows Falls, Vermont. The new staff members in the St. Johnsbury office include: field engineers Matt Bissell from Walden, Vermont, and Brandon Gadapee from Danville, Vermont; and project engineer Andrea Day, PE, who is returning to the Northeast Kingdom after working in Montana for the past seven years. Charles Flower III, formerly from Manchester, New Hampshire and Andrew Van Buskirk, a native of Barre are joining the Barre office as a field engineers.