Barge Design Solutions Announces New Leadership for Transportation

22 / February / 2022

From L to R: Kevin McAlister, Jack Kimbrough, Jonathan Haycraft, Jeff Glass

From L to R: Kevin McAlister (Director of Bridge Engineering), Jack Kimbrough (Director of Roadway Design), Jonathan Haycraft (Business Unit Director), Jeff Glass (Construction Engineering and Inspection Director).


Barge Design Solutions, Inc. (Barge) has restructured its Transportation Business Unit to align with areas of specialty, starting with the promotion of Jonathan Haycraft, PE, to Business Unit Director.

Haycraft joined Barge in 2017 and has over 22 years of experience in transportation design and management, including design-build project delivery. Highlights of his experience include innovative intersection projects such as diverging diamond interchanges and roundabouts. Additionally, he has extensive experience leading projects with Departments of Transportation and municipalities across the country.

To round out the leadership team, Kevin McAlister, PE, was promoted to Director of Bridge Engineering; Jack Kimbrough, PE, was promoted to Director of Roadway Design; and new hire Jeff Glass, PE, will take the role of Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Director. Together, McAlister, Kimbrough, and Glass represent over 60 years in the industry with a depth of experience in alternative delivery methods, Accelerated Bridge Construction, and CEI for multi-million-dollar projects. They join Director of Projects Steve Mosher, PE, PTOE, and Director of Aviation Services Randy Hudgings, PE.

President and CEO Bob Higgins shares, “Barge is committed to growing leaders within our ranks and being the best place to work in the Southeast. We also recognize the critical needs across our geographic footprint for innovative, quality solutions to challenging transportation opportunities. This recent investment in promotions and a new hire represent our efforts in both moments.”

"We are committed to retaining our top talent and providing them succession plan options that enable them to grow through their entire career and stay at Barge. When you couple our retention strategy with being a best place to work, it also allows us to attract the region's top talent to our team. Firms are only as strong as the people they employ. Through our retention and recruiting strategies, we are able to then bring the innovative solutions our region demands in transportation and transit infrastructure."