Construction Industry Advisory Committee Member
Doug Glaser has worked for Kiewit, one of North America’s largest and most respected contractors, for 20 years. As senior vice president for Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., he is responsible for the company’s operations in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
Glaser led the company’s top-performing Texas District in 2010. His vast array of work includes oversight of projects such as the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Connector highway expansion and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Orange Line light rail expansion, as well as the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway West Closure Complex in New Orleans, La., for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE). The West Closure Complex involves building the world’s largest pump station and is part of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System. Those three projects alone total approximately $2.5 billion. The Texas District also claimed the company’s best three-year safety record award in 2009.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate in construction management, Glaser was promoted to his current position in 2009. His expertise includes management of grading, concrete and asphalt paving, bridge construction and rehabilitation, excavation, trenching, contract mining and emergency repair services. Along with his extensive experience in heavy civil construction, Glaser has overseen design-build projects and worked with the USACE on several projects. He played a critical role in fostering the successful relationship between Kiewit and the Texas Department of Transportation. Glaser credits the staff and craft employees for the growth and success of Kiewit Infrastructure South Co., as well as the division’s emphasis on safety, quality, ethics and integrity, and green initiatives.
Glaser and his wife, Tracey, both native Texans, have a son, Dustin. The family enjoys sports. Glaser was an All-American offensive tackle for the Nebraska Huskers his senior year. He and his son also enjoy the outdoors and hunting.