Jenna Jakes, PE

Civil Technical Leader

Jenna is a Civil Technical Leader within GAI’s Structures Group. A registered Professional Engineer in both Florida and Texas, Jenna has 15 years of transportation and bridge design experience. She has led the design and plans preparation of structures on projects of varying sizes for both public and private clients; her project experience includes interstate design-builds, conventional design-bid-builds, structural rehabilitations, and coastal trails and docks. Jenna also provides inspection, design, and post-design services for bridges, retaining walls, and miscellaneous transportation structures.

Jenna maintains strong working knowledge of the following: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD), Allowable Stress Design (ASD), and Load and Resistance Factor Rating (LRFR); American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) National Design Specifications (NDS); Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Standard Specifications; and FDOT and TxDOT Structural Analysis Software.