Peter H. Foernssler, P.E., S.E..

Deputy Chief Program Implementation

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Pete Foernssler, as a deputy chief of program implementation for the Illinois Tollway, successfully delivered the $2.5 billion Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) Rebuilding and Widening Project as part of the Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future. 


Mr. Foernssler has more than 27 years of engineering experience and has been employed by the Tollway for ten years. Prior to joining the Tollway in 2008, he was an engineering business owner and worked for multiple consulting engineering firms as a program manager, structural, civil and construction engineer on major highway, airport and railroad projects throughout Illinois.


Mr. Foernssler earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Master of Science in Structural Engineer from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.  He is a licensed Professional and Structural Engineer in Illinois.