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The SR 26 blog – Introducing Project Manager Tom Banez

Written on: November 8th, 2012 in Route 26

Editor’s Note:  DelDOT continues to keep the public informed about The SR 26 construction project.  In this post, we share the biography of SR 26 Project Manager Tom Banez:

 Tom Banez has been a resident of Dover, Delaware since 1966, and spent most of his summers in North Bethany.  He graduated from Dover High School in 1981,  began to work for DelDOT in 1985, and joined DelDOT’s Road Design section in 1987 as a Highway Engineering Technician.  He graduated from Delaware State University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering Technology degree. As an engineer at DelDOT, he was responsible for the design of the SR404A Bypass to the north of Bridgeville, as well as the SR26 improvement project in Bethany Beach that was completed in 2001. As a project manager in Project Development South,  he took on the management of the SR26 Detour Routes and SR26 Mainline projects in 2002, and has been working on these projects ever since. Additionally, he manages a squad of engineers and a consultant engineering firm (Century Engineering), who work on various other highway engineering projects throughout Kent and Sussex County in Delaware.   Mr. Banez is a registered professional engineer in the state of Delaware.