Our mission is to enhance quality of life, experience, property & infrastructure by providing responsive solutions where water meets land.

 

RACE expertise embraces modern coastal engineering practices that are supported by a broad range of engineering disciplines including geotechnical and structural engineering as well as regulatory expertise.  Our full-range of professional services include:  coastal engineering, shoreline restoration and protection, inspections and rehabilitation of existing structures, design and planning of new marine structures, environmental permitting, hydrographic surveys, dredging planning and design, and marine construction administration.

CONTACT

RACE Coastal Engineering
611 Access Road

Stratford, CT  06615
Phone: 203.377.0663

Fax: 203.375.6561

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Matthew Rakowski, PE, Project Manager

Matthew Rakowski

PE, Project Manager

Education

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Graduate Certificate in Coastal Engineering

B.S. University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

Civil (Structural) Engineering

Professional Registration
Professional Engineer – CT, MA

OSHA 10-hour

Matthew Rakowski is a structural engineer with experience in the design and analysis of waterfront

structures, foundations, and buildings. Matt maintains thorough knowledge in the design of structures and is proficient with modeling applications such as Carlson, Land Desktop, AutoCAD, RISA, Shoring Suite and Allpile which are all typically used for coastal and structural engineering. His vast design experience

includes the engineering of reinforced concrete, cold form steel, steel, timber, aluminum, and masonry

structures. He has designed waterfront structures for municipalities, yacht clubs, marinas, performed structural roof assessments for residential and commercial properties, and has design experience with

buildings ranging in size from 1,500 to 44,500 square feet for municipalities.

 

When not at work, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and family doing activities which include anything from hiking trails in New England; fishing the rivers and lakes of Connecticut; skiing in Vermont or out west; surfing the coast of Rhode Island; relaxing at home watching movies; and attending or having cookouts with friends.