Steve Lorek, P.E.
Regional Rail Program Leader
Steve is focused on managing the delivery of railroad infrastructure projects for Class I railroads, short lines, regional railroads, public agencies and private industry. With a background in bridge engineering, he is most passionate about solving complex problems — from construction phasing to reducing outages to attaining stakeholder consensus.
Steve has served as both Design and Rating Chairman for AREMA Committee 15 – Steel Structures and he has presented at numerous conferences. His grasp of railroad bridges and regulations make him a frequent speaker at professional agencies. Bringing his passion for problem-solving to colleagues around the industry, he has earned a reputation for out-of-the-box thinking with regards to railroad inspection, track and bridge assessment, asset management, bridge rating and design, construction management and maintenance programming.