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Al Gebhard

Senior Vice President, Civil Engineer

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Al Gebhard has five decades of experience as an engineering consultant and served as Barr's president from 1985 to 2000. He has directed or participated in hundreds of groundwater and soil contamination projects throughout the U.S. and has managed remedial investigations at wood-treating, oil-refining, coke-production, chemical-manufacturing, industrial-manufacturing, and mining facilities. He has also conducted feasibility studies that evaluate effectiveness, cost, ability to implement, and secondary impacts of remedial actions.

Al has extensive experience serving on steering committees and policy-making groups, directing projects involving multi-jurisdictional regulatory agency involvement, and advising clients on technical issues at complex cleanup sites in numerous states. He also assists with regulatory negotiations to define appropriate site remediation and provides expert-witness services for civil trials, cost allocations, and insurance recovery matters.


(952) 832-2725


Professional Engineer (MN)

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legal and litigation support
risk management


MS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277