PHILADEPHIA, PA– The American Society of Civil Engineers Lehigh Valley Section (LV ASCE) has selected Benesch Senior Project Manager Jessica Rehrig as their 2022 Civil Engineer of the Year. This award recognizes Rehrig’s outstanding achievements and contributions to the civil engineering profession, to the education and support of younger engineers and future engineers, and to the community at large.
“I am honored to receive the LV ASCE Engineer of the Year award, and I am thankful for my team of co-workers at Benesch who nominated me. Civil engineers make a difference in the lives of others with the designs we build and the problems we solve, and I am proud to be part of the civil engineering community in the Lehigh Valley,” said Rehrig.
With over 21 years of experience in highway and structural design, Rehrig has served as a project engineer and manager on many projects in the Lehigh Valley including Union Street Bridge in the City of Allentown, SR22-145 Interchange Project, D&L Trail Improvements in Catasauqua for Lehigh County, and Race St and Lehigh Street Intersection Improvements in Catasauqua. She has also worked on several large projects in the Philadelphia area including the Chestnut St Bridges Project which was recently named the ASHE Delaware Valley Project of the Year for 2022.
Rehrig is an associate member of the LV ASCE and served on the Board in various positions from 2003 – 2008. She received the 2006 Young Engineer of the Year Award from LV ASCE and LV PSPE. She is a member of WTS Philadelphia Chapter and Education Chair of the Woman’s Club of Slatington. At Benesch, she serves as co-chair of the Women’s Employee Resource Group and as a mentor in Benesch’s mentorship program. She was recently awarded the company’s prestigious 2022 Sandberg Linderholm Distinguished Service Award presented to employees who embody the spirit of service and excellence.