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Tor Hansen

Vice President, Senior Civil Engineer

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Tor Hansen is a senior civil/structural engineer with nearly 25 years of experience working primarily on structural design, inspection, and rehabilitation projects. His experience includes designing reinforced concrete, steel, timber, and precast concrete structures such as dams, buildings, equipment supports and foundations, waterfront structures, and equipment bridges. Tor also inspects and evaluates structures and prepares construction plans and specifications, inspection reports, and options studies. He has extensive experience in the evaluation and design of hydraulic and waterfront structures including pile and caisson foundation design, spillway gate design, river-shore retaining wall design, steel sheet-pile cantilever and anchored retaining wall design, and steel sheet-pile cellular structure design. Tor is a FERC-approved independent consultant and has served as principal in charge, engineer of record, project manager, lead design engineer, senior technical resource, and independent consultant for FERC Part 12 inspection reports for dam projects across the country.


(952) 832-2758


Professional Engineer (IA, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI)

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structural engineering
dam engineering
structural engineering
dam engineering


BS, Civil Engineering, Washington University

BA, Physics, St. Olaf College


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

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

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