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David Goodyear

SEAW President 1990, SEAW Southwest President 1989
W. David Goodyear earned the Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering in 1973 and the Master's in Structural Engineering in 1974 from Cornell University.
From 1974-79 he worked with Structural Mechanics, Stone+Webster; from 1980-87 as Senior Engineer and Principal with Arvid Grant and Associates, Inc.; 1988-95 as President, DGES (David Goodyear Engineering Services) Consulting Engineers, Inc., Olympia; and beginning 1995 as Senior Vice President/Chief Bridge Engineer, North America Operations for T.Y. Lin International. 

David has led the design for a variety of major bridge engineering projects ranging from cable-stayed bridges to significant arch structures:  as the Engineer of Record for the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge at Hoover Dam, part of the Hoover Dam Bypass Project (shown here, recognized as "Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement" by ASCE in March 2012); the Crooked River Bridge in Redmond, OR; and the Port Mann Bridge in Vancouver, BC.  David's work has included a number of major composite bridge structures, such as the East Huntington cable-stayed bridge in West Virginia, and other cable-stayed bridge construction projects throughout the US.

He has presented and published his work extensively. "David Goodyear, ready for the next challenge" appeared as the cover story in the August 2011 edition of Structural Engineer.  His 2013 election to the National Academy of Engineering recognized his leadership in concrete segmental, cable-stayed and hybrid bridge design and construction.

Posted June 2012.  Updated January 2014