Joe Welna

Joe Welna

Joe has more than a decade of civil and geotechnical engineering experience on projects involving dams, tailings basins, and stormwater pipes and tunnels. His work includes geotechnical investigations, design and field engineering, construction observation, and foundation improvements including grouting and seepage cutoffs using permeation and compaction grouting and micropile proof testing. Joe primarily serves power, mining, and municipal clients in Minnesota, Michigan, and Wyoming. He has conducted numerous stormwater tunnel inspections for the City of Minneapolis and watershed districts in the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area.



Senior Civil Engineer


BS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2766

Related projects

Evaluating tunnel system pressure
Feasibility design and inspections of an urban stormwater-management tunnel
Inspection, design, and construction oversight for tunnel rehabilitation