Mike McElroy, of Royal Oak, received an Honorary Member Award from the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA) during their annual conference January 22-24 at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant.
McElroy, who currently operates McElroy Consulting, a civil engineering/management consulting firm, was recognized for his leadership and dedication to the promotion and advancement of the heavy construction industry.
“Mike is known as a no-nonsense civil engineer, who faced challenges throughout his career by developing solutions, means and methods,” said Mike Nystrom, executive vice president of MITA. “ He ultimately ended up being licensed in several states, and is proud of many memorable projects, including the Porterfield Marina in Detroit and the I-275 project with the Michigan Department of Transportation.”
McElroy, who worked 52 years in the heavy construction industry, including 39 years with the John Carlo Company, lives in Royal Oak with his wife, Bridget. He is a graduate of Shrine High School in Royal Oak and received a civil engineering degree from Wayne State University.
MITA’s Honorary Member Program recognizes individuals from across the state, as they move into a quieter phase of their careers, who have made outstanding contributions to the road, bridge and underground construction industry. For more information about MITA, visit www.mi-ita.com.
Source: Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association