Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Veeregowda joins HNTB

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Babu Veeregowda, P.E., P.T.O.E., A.V.S., has joined HNTB Corp.’s Northeast Division as chief transportation/traffic engineer and vice president. He is based in the firm’s New York City office.

With more than 28 years of experience, Veeregowda “has significant expertise providing traffic engineering and analysis for site development and transportation improvement programs,” HNTB said. “A noted expert on New York City infrastructure issues, he is a frequent speaker and presenter on contemporary traffic engineering issues.”

At HNTB, Veeregowda works with current and new clients to identify and solve significant operational issues specific to design-build projects, including contracting and negotiation throughout the Northeast region.

Prior to HNTB, Veeregowda served as a principal and chief traffic engineer with VHB. His experience includes Veeregowda's experience has included managing and completing several major EISs and complex transportation and engineering analyses and design for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Expansion Project from Floral Park and Hicksville; Willets Point/Citi Field, Kosciuszko Bridge (design/build); Yankee Stadium; World Trade Center; Hunter's Point South; LIRR East Side Access; JFK AirTrain, NJ Transit Hudson-Bergen Light Rail; New York City Transit Second Avenue Subway and Select Bus Service, among many others.

A P.E. (Professional Engineer) in New York and New Jersey, Veeregowda is also a P.T.O.E. (Professional Traffic Operations Engineer) and A.V.S. (Associate Value Specialist). He holds a Master of Science in Transportation Engineering from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Bangalore University. Veeregowda has authored multiple publications and presentations for the Institute of Traffic Engineers and the Transportation Research Board, among others.

“Babu brings an extensive background and comprehensive understanding of the many critical issues impacting this region’s transportation infrastructure network,” said Mike Sweeney, P.E., HNTB Northeast Division President. “His respected expertise, insight and practical knowledge will serve as a vital resource as HNTB works with transportation agencies to solve mobility challenges.”




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