Michael Bywaletz is the Director of Hydraulics at RKA and the Region Leader of the Charlotte office. He has more than 36 years of experience in roadway design, drainage design, floodplain analysis, and erosion control performed for multiple State DOTs as well as for numerous counties and municipalities. Prior to RKA, Michael worked for several engineering firms in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina and provided engineering services in the states he is a registered professional engineer in. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering, concentration in Hydrology/Hydraulics and Transportation. He obtained his PE license in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, Wyoming, and Nebraska, along with being a CPESC, a Level 3 Designer of Erosion and Sediment Control Plans in NC, a Level 2 Certified Design Professional and Trainer in Erosion and Sediment Control in GA and an ENV Sustainability Professional license.