Cindy Rich, PE
Mississippi Structural Manager
Cindy joined Neel-Schaffer in 1992 and now serves as Manager of the Structures Department for the firm’s Mississippi Operations, working out of the Jackson office. Cindy has nearly 30 years of experience, and she holds PE registrations in Mississippi and Louisiana.
Cindy is a certified bridge inspector, including underwater structures, and since 2011 she has played a key role in the firm’s Fracture Critical/Complex Bridge Inspections and Load Rating program. She also has experience in the design of major, complex concrete, steel bridges, and hydraulic structures.
Complex bridge design projects Cindy has worked on include MS 302 directional interchange at Germantown Road near Olive Branch, 1-10 across Bayou Enceinte, and Jourdan River on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, US Highway 82 across the Mississippi River near Greenville, and I-269 in north Mississippi. She has been involved extensively with the review of shop drawings for both structural steel and concrete structures, and the rating of over 1,000 bridges for MDOT.