HNTB Design Build hires David Levy, transit and design-build expert

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Professional Engineer with nearly four decades of experience will help lead an important growth market within the firm’s infrastructure portfolio

David Levy, HNTB Design Build director

David Levy joins HNTB Design Build with nearly four decades of experience.

David's background ... has given him a deep understanding of the expectations and challenges confronted by such professionals striving to deliver safe, well-designed, cost-effective infrastructure.

David Levy, PE, has joined HNTB Corporation as a senior vice president and HNTB Design Build director with the firm’s Design Build business unit. Levy brings nearly 40 years of experience with public transportation and design-build projects across the nation.

In his new role at HNTB, Levy will work with HNTB’s contractor clients to develop solutions to meet their most pressing construction challenges in the design-build delivery method. He will have responsibility for financial and technical performance of design-build projects under his supervision. The addition of Levy is part of HNTB’s broader expansion efforts within an important growth area for the firm.

“States and transportation authorities across the country increasingly are looking at the design-build method as a way to deliver complex, high-quality projects more quickly and efficiently,” said Terry Miller, CEO, HNTB Design Build. “David’s background in building relationships with contractors and public owners on large, high-profile projects has given him a deep understanding of the expectations and challenges confronted by such professionals striving to deliver safe, well-designed, cost-effective infrastructure.”

Levy is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America, and has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from The Cooper Union in New York.

Before joining HNTB, Levy served as director of AECOM's North American design-build practice. He has worked as a project manager on many large, complex projects, including the Denver Union Station Redevelopment project, the Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension in Los Angeles, Metrolink in Southern California, and SoundTransit in Washington state.

HNTB delivers design-build services in partnership with construction contractors on complex infrastructure and buildings projects. HNTB assists with the adoption of technology and risk management tools to address institutional, cultural, political and more traditional technical risks. Current design-build design projects include the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement project in Seattle, the new San Francisco 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., and the Interstate 405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project in Los Angeles.

HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With nearly a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and solves clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program delivery and construction management. For more information, visit

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