Traffic and Safety

Contact Information

 

Administration

Name Title Phone  
Steve Gent, P.E. Office director, Traffic and Safety 515-239-1129  
Willy Sorenson, P.E. Special projects engineer 515-239-1212  
Tami Baliff Secretary 515-239-1216  
Administration fax: 515-239-1891
 

Advertising Management

Name Title Phone Area of expertise
Brooks Glasnapp Public service executive 3 515-239-1255 Supervision of all programs below
Brent Christian Right-of-way agent 4 515-239-1673 Billboard permits; administrative hearings
Vicki Elscott Right-of-way agent 3 515-239-1700 Logo signing program
Matt Gogerty Right-of-way agent 2 515-239-1479 TODS signing; construction project sign inventories
Vacant Right-of-way agent 1 515-239-1755 Logo signing program
Rob Strickler Right-of-way agent 2 515-239-1296 Violation reports on illegal signs; general support
Stephanie Anderson Secretary 1 515-239-1746 General office support for both advertising management and utilities sections
Advertising management fax: 515-239-1891

 

Sign shop

Name Title Phone Area of expertise
Cory Anderson Public service supervisor 3 515-239-1413 Supervision of the sign shop
Peggy Phipps Engineering office assistant 1 515-239-1272 All sign orders and questions
Vacant Graphic artist/lead worker 515-239-1156 Design/sign questions
Josh Snodgrass Sign fabricator 1 515-239-1012 Sign fabricator
Alan Foote Sign fabricator 2 515-239-1292 Shipping and receiving
James Ehrich Sign fabricator 1 515-239-1012 Sign fabricator
Christopher Wirth Sign fabricator 2 515-239-1012 Sign fabricator
Shelton Strickler Sign fabricator 1 515-239-1012 Sign fabricator
Sign Shop fax: 515-239-1890

 

 

Traffic engineering

Name Title Phone Area of expertise
Tim Crouch, P.E. PTOE State traffic engineer supervisor 515-239-1513 MUTCD, Administrative Rules; PPMs, and any of the programs/projects listed below
Dave Matulac, P.E. Traffic operations engineer 515-239-1545 Traffic operations issues for Districts 3, 4 and 6; Sign Inventory/Management Program
Kurtis Younkin, P.E. Traffic operations engineer 515-239-1184 Traffic operations issues for Districts 1, 2, and 5; Statewide Type B sign replacement and pavement marking projects
Ron McDaniel Speed limit program administrator 515-239-1537 Anything speed limit related and staff actions. All Town Sign Replacement Program
Paul Jensen Design technician specialist 515-239-1257 Sign design/orders; statewide sign replacement projects
Mike Jorgensen, P.E. Project engineer 515-233-7811 Traffic engineering project design – signs, lights and traffic signals
Zac Abrams, P.E. Project engineer 515-239-1567 Traffic engineering project design – signs, lights and traffic signals
Jason Hermann Project engineer 515-239-1557 Traffic engineering project development – signs, lights and traffic signals. Statewide Type A sign replacement projects
Steve Kenton Design technician specialist 515-239-1144 Traffic engineering project development – signs, lights and traffic signals
Vacant Design technician   Traffic engineering project development – signs, lights and traffic signals
Edward Bignar Design technician 515-239-1748 Traffic engineering project development – signs, lights and traffic signals
Administration fax: 515-239-1891
 

 

Safety Engineering

Name Title Phone Area of expertise
Jan Laaser-Webb, P.E State safety engineer 515-239-1349 Any of the programs listed below
Angie Poole Safety data analyst 515-239-1642 Crash analysis; data request; crash analysis software; network screening
Chris Poole, P.E. Safety programs engineer 515-239-1267 Highway Safety Improvement Program, safety countermeasures, Local Road Safety Plans
Leilah Armstrong Safety programs engineer 515-239-1623 Countermeasures; access management
Brad Cutler Geographic information system program administrator 515-239-1306 Traffic and Safety GIS programs and office automation
Vacant Transportation Planner 4

 

Work Zone

Name Title Phone Area of expertise
Dan Sprengeler, P.E. Work zone traffic control engineer 515-239-1823 State-wide work zone standards, policies, plans, specifications and training
Work zone fax: 515-239-1891