Lance Taylor, PE
Alabama Operations Manager
Based in the firm’s Birmingham office, Lance is a licensed Professional Engineer in Alabama who has more than 25 years of experience and joined Neel-Schaffer shortly after retiring from the Alabama Department of Transportation.
Lance served in a variety of roles at ALDOT, overseeing or working on multiple multi-million-dollar projects, including several $100 million-plus interstate modifications and the $716 million bridge replacement project in the Birmingham Central Business District.
In his final four years with ALDOT, he was the Assistant Region Engineer for Pre-Construction for the East Central Region. In that role his duties included plan development, right-of-way acquisition, utility relocation, railroad coordination, FHWA coordination, design decisions, scope decisions, NEPA document coordination, and contract specification development.
Lance also has extensive experience in managing workforce planning and development training, securing project funding, and developing funding agreements.
He is very experienced in public outreach, having interacted with various stakeholders, citizens, and elected officials on a daily basis.