Milestone Construction Group, Inc.
"Engineering the Future Today"

Vernon Hackett, P.E. - President

Vernon T. Hackett, P.E., oversees all construction management activities.  Vernon has over 23 years’ worth of heavy civil construction, 19 of which he has been registered in State of Florida as a Professional Engineer. Mr. Hackett worked for 10 years with FDOT in the Fort Pierce Operations Center in both the Maintenance and Construction offices. After working with FDOT, Vernon worked for a heavy civil construction contractor and a civil engineering firm before forming his own CEI firm 9 years ago. Having worked in both the public and private sector as a FDOT administrator, contractor and consultant, Vernon has developed a unique skill set that allows him to foresee and solve all construction related issues.  His experience includes an extensive knowledge of scheduling of roads, bridges, utility systems, drainage systems and working through project challenges to complete projects on schedule and within budgets. He possesses the ability to prepare and direct administration and inspection programs as well as the corresponding staff members. Vernon’s skill set and experience allow him to excel as a plans reviewer and scheduler. Additionally, by coupling his FDOT knowledge with his construction background he is capable of implementing and approving QA and QC plans. Vernon will serve as Senior Project Engineer for this project and will oversee all project related activities.

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - North Carolina State University, 1990

Registered Professional Engineer, Florida
Advanced Maintenance of Traffic
Stormwater Management Inspector

Work History
Milestone Construction Group, Inc. (MCG)
Culpepper & Terpening, Inc. (C&T)
Dickerson Florida, Inc. (DFI)
Florida Dept. of Transportation (FDOT)
North Carolina Dept. of Transportation (NCDOT)
Senior Construction Manager
Project Manager / Engineer
Resident Construction Engineer
Engineering Technician / Field Personnel
July 2005 - Present
July 2002 - July 2005
July 2000 - July 2002
January 1991 - July 2000
Summers of 1989 - 1990

Project Involvement


  • Becker Road/Fla. Turnpike Interchange - City of Port St Lucie, Turnpike, FDOT (MCG)
  • I-95 Bridge Deck Widening - City of Port St Lucie, Turnpike, FDOT (MCG)
  • Arch Culvert, Testoro Ginn Development (C&T)
  • Thomas B. Manuel Bridge, Stuart FDOT, Turnpike (DFI)
  • US-1 over FEC Railway, Hobe Sound - FDOT (DFI)
  • Evans Crary Bridge, Stuart - State of Florida (FDOT)
  • Roosevelt Bridge, Stuart - State of Florida (FDOT)


  • Tesoro, Port St Lucie - City of Port St Lucie, Ginn Development (C&T)
  • Portofino Shores - Prime Home Builders (C&T)
  • Portofino/Newport Isles - Prime Home Builders (C&T)
  • Westgate K-8 School - SLCSB (C&T)


  • Crosstown Parkway - Segment 4 City of Port St Lucie (MCG)
  • Crosstown Parkway - Segment 2 City of Port St Lucie (MCG)
  • Southbend Blvd. - City of Port St Luce (MCG)
  • Becker Rd/Fla. Turnpike Interchange City of Port St Lucie (MCG)
  • Gatlin Blvd - City of Port St Lucie (C&T)
  • Port St Lucie Blvd., Port St Lucie - FDOT (DFI)
  • Indian Street, Stuart - FDOT (DFI)
  • US-1, Martin County - FDOT (DFI)
  • Lennard Road South - City of Port St Luce (DFI)
  • US-1, Port St Lucie - State of Florida (DFI)
  • US-1, Hobe Sound - State of Florida (DFI)
  • SR-60, Vero Beach - State of Florida (FDOT)
  • SR-70, Fort Pierce - State of Florida (FDOT)
  • 25th Street, Fort Pierce - State of Florida (FDOT)
  • Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce - State of Florida (FDOT)
  • Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce - State of Florida (FDOT)