La Porte


About La Porte

The VS La Porte Office is managed by Mark Herald, P.E., who is also the manager of the VS Fort Wayne Office.Mark has over 16 years of professional engineering experience and serves as Project Manager for the firm’s transportation and environmental projects.Mark’s leadership experience and knowledge allows him to successfully guide our La Porte office staff and the management of our Northwest Indiana-based projects.

VS Engineering acquired Radtke Engineering and Surveying in 2019, bringing on seven new staff and establishing an office in La Porte. Radtke provided design, project management, surveying and engineering services throughout Northwest Indiana. Owner Gary Radtke maintains Radtke Engineering but works closely with VS on developing our presence further in Northwest Indiana. VS’s commitment to quality, client-focused engineering services and relationships is a thriving part of the La Porte Office culture today. Services provided by this office includes:

  • Site Development
  • Drainage Design
  • Water/Wastewater Design
  • Surveying and Right-of-Way Plan Development

Noteworthy Projects
  • South Shore Line — NICTD Double Track Project
  • City of La Porte – The 39 North Conservancy District Project
  • City of Crown Point – Lakes of the Four Seasons
  • Town of Merrillville –Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Project


The VS La Porte Office is dedicated to contributing to the community which we live. Most staff are long-time area residents and stakeholders with deep roots in the greater LaPorte County area. VS staff enjoy making La Porte their home and being part of this growing and vibrant community.

As an office, VS has supported the La Porte County Salvation Army in its first year as an established office. We look forward to the opportunity to provided summer and school year internships to students based out of our La Porte office as our Northwest Indiana presence continues to grow.