Smith, Allen CASUAL

Rail Structural Lead

Allen Smith, PE, SE – a 28-year veteran specializing in rail bridge structures – joined CMT in 2020 because he saw himself a good fit with our brand of client-centric, value-focused project delivery.

“I’m proud to be with CMT because they’re a company with a strong reputation for client satisfaction,” Allen says. “I believe that clients look at me as being passionate about the work that I do, and they can trust me that I will always be honest with them.”

Allen is CMT’s Rail Structural Lead whose past experience includes design team project manager on the award-winning replacement of the Merchants Bridge, one of only two rail bridges that carry five Class I railroads across the Mississippi River. Other noteworthy experience includes serving as senior bridge engineer for the Historic Eads Bridge Rehabilitation over the Mississippi, and program manager and team leader for the Terminal Railroad of St. Louis system-wide bridge inspection program. He has inspected over 1,000 railroad bridges, along with 1,000 highway bridges over his career. Allen began his career with the Illinois Department of Transportation, where he went on to spend two years at their Bureau of Bridges and Structures.

Allen works from CMT’s office in downtown St. Louis.

Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, Florida, and Missouri.
Licensed Structural Engineer in Illinois.