Punta Gorda, Fla. - Dyer, Riddle, Mills & Precourt, Inc. (DRMP) opened a new office in Punta Gorda, Fla. on Sept. 25th to expand its geographic presence in southwest Florida.

Two senior-level project managers, Steve Ford, PSM and Steve Lockett, PE, will lead the project management efforts in the new office.

The new office is located at 204 McKenzie Street, Suite B, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 and the phone number is (941) 505-1072.

Both, Ford and Lockett have extensive experience in their respective professions and each will be involved in managing projects for the new office. Ford will focus his efforts on survey and mapping tasks and has been in southwest Florida for the past 15 years. Lockett will manage the office's land development projects and has supervised projects in southwest Florida for the last 12 years.

DRMP is a 28-year-old, multi-discipline firm serving clients in the public, private and industrial sectors in the development of infrastructure for the built environment. We currently employ over 450 professionals in 17 office locations spread strategically across our service area. Today, DRMP is ranked among Engineering News-Record's"Top 500 Design Firms" in the United States and #15 inThe Zwieg Letter's"Hot Firm 2006 List: The 100 Fastest-Growing United States A/E/P and Environmental Consulting Firms."