Louis Berger

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Louis Berger (1914 – 1996) was an American civil engineer. A graduate of Tufts College, Berger received his Master's degree in soils and geology from MIT and Doctorate in soil mechanics from Northwestern. He was a former faculty member of Pennsylvania State University's engineering department which designed a large portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. After completion of the contract, he opened a second office which often employed local labor to fulfill international contracts. He was involved in designing and building highways, railroads, bridges, and airfields in 120 countries. His company grew to become the Louis Berger Group.[1]


  1. ^ Deutsch, Claudia H. (1996-08-19). "Louis Berger, 82, Who Built Engineering Concern". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on 26 November 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-26. 

Louis Berger's biography on The Louis Berger Group's website.