Buddy Black, PE, has joined Neel-Schaffer Inc. as a senior structural engineer in the Birmingham office.
Black has more than 40 years of experience with the Alabama Department of Transportation, including 37 years in the bridge department. His experience includes 9 years as a bridge designer, 10 as a bridge design section supervisor, 10 as the assistant state bridge engineer and 8 years as the state bridge engineer.
He retired from ALDOT in 2016. After his retirement, he served within the department’s Construction Bureau, performing plan reviews for bridge construction projects statewide.
He is a registered professional engineer in Alabama and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama.