Travis serves as project manager or technical advisor for challenging geotechnical, pipeline, mining, and transportation projects. His areas of expertise include geotechnical design and investigations, field exploration and advanced in-situ testing, rock blasting and excavation, rock highwall-stability evaluation, rock foundations, trenchless utility design and installation, slope stability evaluation and mitigation, and instrumentation and monitoring. Travis also has experience with containment systems utilizing natural and synthetic materials. He is a member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE) Urban Blasting Committee; in 2017, he received the ISEE’s President’s Award, which recognizes members who have dedicated their time and talents to the organization. Travis is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Civil Engineering Department, where he teaches advanced geotechnical design.
Senior Geotechnical and Blasting Engineer
Professional Engineer (AZ, MI, MO, ND, UT, WV)
MS, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University
BS, Civil Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Office Barr Engineering Co.
325 South Lake Avenue
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: +1 218-529-7108