Veteran civil engineer William Knapp, P.E., has joined STV as Vice President and Design-Build Director, Western Region. He will be based in STV’s Oakland, Calif. office and manage design-build efforts in the western half of the U.S. for the firm’s Transportation & Infrastructure Division.
STV, engineer of record and principal design firm for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Purple Line Project, will shortly begin to witness two state-of-the-art tunnel boring machines (TBMs) at work on the project’s 2.6-mile-long Section 2 extension.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) has contracted with Cross Harbor Partners, an STV/AKRF Inc. joint venture, to prepare a Tier II Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) study for the Cross Harbor Freight Program, described as “a transformative goods movement product that strives to induce a modal shift away from trucks to reduce vehicle-miles traveled (VMT) and the attendant wear and tear on our region’s roadways and bridges.”
HNTB and STV Inc. have each appointed a rail transportation industry veteran to a key executive position.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has selected a trio of consultants to help plan the future of the New Haven Line and the entire statewide rail system.
The Federal Transit Administration has declined to sanction an environmental study of a proposed $1.6 billion rail transit line linking Glassboro and Camden, both in New Jersey’s Philadelphia suburbs, the latest setback to a service in flux for at least 18 years.
STV Group, Inc. said Monday, April 14, 2014 it has helped guide a major expansion at Norfolk Southern’s Bellevue Yard in Ohio, which when completed “will make the facility one of the largest rail car classification and switching yards of its kind in North America.”