William Sheftick, LPG

William Sheftick, LPG

Senior Geologist P: (217) 544-8378 E: wsheftick@bowser-morner.com

William ( Bill ) Sheftick, LPG is an Illinois Licensed Professional Geologist and brings more than 40 years of experience performing field and laboratory testing of construction materials including aggregate, concrete, cement, masonry, and asphalt. Bill is the operations manager for Bowser-Morner’s Springfield, Illinois office. He is also a Senior Geologist in the company’s Consulting Geology Group.

Prior to joining Bowser-Morner in 2003, Bill held several positions with the Illinois Department of Transportation, where he was involved in the Department’s Statewide Aggregate Inspection, Testing and Acceptance Program, with a particular emphasis on aggregate quality testing. Bill’s career with the Illinois DOT (IDOT) spanned 33 years. He began his career with IDOT in 1970 as an Aggregate Inspection and Testing Coordinator, and was steadily promoted within IDOT until his retirement in 2002. In 1982, William was named IDOT’s Aggregate Technology Coordinator (Chief Geologist / Aggregates) in the Bureau of Materials and Physical Research, and essentially served in that capacity until his retirement in 2002. In this position, he had general oversight of the State’s Aggregate Program, managed the Department’s Aggregate Quality Testing Laboratory, and was IDOT’s Chief Troubleshooter on problems with aggregate gradation, quality, and use.

Bill is an active and contributing member with ASTM’s C9 (Concrete and Concrete Aggregates) and D4 (Road and Paving Materials) committees. He is also a past member/current friend of the Transportation Research Board - Committee AFP70, Mineral Aggregates.

Bowser-Morner’s Springfield Laboratory runs all of the basic aggregate tests which most DOTs require for aggregate acceptance. Clients of the lab include The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, various state Departments of Transportation, numerous regional and national consultants and contractors, as well as numerous aggregate producers.