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Posted By: Andrew Heidtke Member News ,

Ayres Associates Inc. is pleased to announce that Ken Voight, PE recently received the Burton W. Marsh Award for his sustained leadership and service in the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the transportation/traffic engineering profession.

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"MINNEAPOLIS — Ken Voigt, PE, recently received the Burton W. Marsh Award for his sustained leadership and service in the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the transportation/traffic engineering profession. He received the award at the Joint ITE International and Midwestern/Great Lakes Districts annual meeting and exhibit Aug. 20-23 in Minneapolis.

Ken – based in Ayres’ Waukesha, Wisconsin, office – has been an active contributor to ITE for decades and has continued to take on important responsibilities long after having served as ITE international president in 2009. Most recently, he was a major contributor to ITE efforts to establish a new strategic plan for 2018-2020. Ken has pushed to add new programs, including the Collegiate Traffic Bowl, in which student chapters from the United States and Canada compete in a test of their traffic, engineering, planning, and ITE knowledge. Ken’s passions also include ITE’s Journal of Transportation, and he has continued his active participation and leadership through the Transportation Consultants Council and the Sustainability Task Force. Voigt has been a member of ITE since 1968 and has been a district director and vice president of the Midwestern District and president of the Wisconsin Section.

Voigt is a registered professional engineer with more than 50 years of professional experience in the private and public sectors as a traffic engineer and transportation planner. Ken is the 49th recipient of the Burton Marsh Award, which recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of ITE over a period of years. Marsh was a founder, president, former executive secretary, and 50-year member of ITE.

Founded in 1930, ITE is a community of more than 15,000 transportation professionals in more than 90 countries, including transportation engineers, transportation planners, consultants, educators, technologists, and researchers.

Ayres Associates is a multi-discipline consulting firm with offices in Wisconsin, Florida, Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona. The firm provides services in transportation, traffic, municipal, structural, utility, and water resources engineering. It also provides services in architecture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, grant writing and administration, planning, aerial mapping, and survey."