About Bloomington

VS Engineering’s Bloomington Office, managed by Josh Eisenhauer, P.E., specializes in transportation, structural and public works engineering and has extensive experience in the repair and restoration of historical structures. Josh’s fifteen years of professional experience focuses on the firm’s transportation projects, and has completed designing numerous of roadways, drainage systems, small subdivisions, multi-use paths, sanitary and storm sewers, and parking lot projects.

Formerly J.A. Barker & Associates, VS acquired the firm in 2015 bringing aboard Historical Bridge Specialist Jim Barker, P.E., and establishing an office in Bloomington. J.A. Barker & Associates specialized in the restoration of covered bridges, iron truss structures, and arch bridges of stone or concrete construction and the design, repair and rehabilitation of over 90 bridge projects in Indiana.

VS’s continued commitment to quality, client-focused engineering services and relationships lives on in the experienced staff that are part of the Bloomington Office today. Services provided by this office includes:

  • Roadway and Trail Design
  • Bridge & Small Structure Design
  • Planning Studies
  • Small Community Assistance
  • Storm Sewer Analysis, Design & Planning
  • Construction Inspection

Noteworthy Projects
  • City of Bloomington – IU Health Bloomington Regional Academic Health Center Site Development Design
  • City of Bloomington – B-Link Trail Construction Inspection
  • City of Bloomington – Allen / Walnut & 4th / Rogers Street Pedestrian Crossing Upgrades
  • City of Bloomington – Switchyard Park Bridge Rehab & Signal Design
  • Monroe County – Cedar Ford Covered Bridge Historic Bridge Repair & Restoration


The VS Bloomington Office is dedicated to contributing to the community which we live. VS staff enjoy making Bloomington their home and being part of this growing and vibrant community. As an office, VS has supported the local Humane Society, PALS Therapy Center, Habitat for Humanity and the Opportunity House.