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FINLEY Bridge Designers, Jan Zitny and Jiri Bures Obtain Licenses and are Promoted to Bridge Engineers

Parul Dubey on January 16, 2020 - in News, People

Tallahassee, Fla. – January 15, 2020 – FINLEY Engineering Group (FINLEY), Tallahassee-based bridge design and construction engineering firm, is pleased to announce that Jan Zitny has passed his Professional Engineering exam and is a licensed Engineer in the State of Texas, and Jiri Bures has passed his Chartered Engineering exam in the Czech Republic. FINLEY recognized these significant accomplishments by promoting both Zitny and Bures to Bridge Engineers.

Jan Zitny, P.E.

Jan Zitny, P.E.

Zitny has been a member of FINLEY’s team in Prague, Czech Republic since May of 2016, and came to the Tallahassee office in 2019 as part of FINLEY’s Technology Transfer program. Zitny has continued his studies on wind load effects researched for his Ph.D. at Czech Technical University while working on FINLEY’s projects. For FINLEY’s Tallahassee office, this program serves as a unique opportunity for its staff to integrate technologies and practices with its Prague office. Zitny has contributed to the majority of FINLEY’s ongoing projects during this time, bolstering projects with innovative modeling, including our recent projects I-395 Signature in Miami, Florida, and the Wekiva Parkway Section 6 Design-Build in Lake and Seminole Counties, Florida.

FINLEY looks forward to Zitny bringing further insights and contributions on our upcoming projects.

Jiri Bures, C.E.

Jiri Bures, C.E.

Bures has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Czech Technical University and 5 years’ experience as a designer and architectural engineer. His experience as a steel structures designer includes steel design, analysis, detailing and fabrication of steel structures for the building markets. During his work at FINLEY, Bures’ has worked on the design, calculations, and drawings on notable projects including the award-winning Troja Bridge in Prague and the Pardubice Airport Terminal, as well as the Road 70 and Bridge 303 over Road 6 projects in Israel. 

FINLEY looks forward to the contributions to the firm’s portfolio and reputation Bures will make in his new position.





About FINLEY Engineering Group:

FINLEY is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading design and construction engineering consulting firm specializing in complex bridge projects of all kinds. FINLEY’s expertise includes concrete segmental, steel box, arches and trusses, and long span cable-stayed bridges. FINLEY focuses on large contractor-driven projects, such as design-build, D/B/F/O/M, public-private partnership (P3) and value engineering/alternative design.


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