Cyrill Weems Joins HNTB Corporation to Expand Its Practice in Southeast Michigan

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Weems brings more than 17 years of experience delivering complex projects to the firm’s municipal, transit, transportation and infrastructure clients in the region.

Cyrill Weems, HNTB Corporation

Cyrill Weems has joined HNTB’s Detroit office as associate vice president and senior project manager.

From the U.S. Gulf Coast to the London 2012 Olympics, Cyrill has managed large, complex and socially significant infrastructure projects for the better part of two decades.

HNTB Corporation has added Cyrill Weems, associate vice president and senior project manager, to its Detroit office.

“From the U.S. Gulf Coast to the London 2012 Olympics, Cyrill has managed large, complex and socially significant infrastructure projects for the better part of two decades,” said Len Becker, PE, HNTB Detroit office leader. “Our clients will benefit from the program management skills and technical expertise he brings to our community.”

A Detroit native and former professional football player for the Detroit Lions, Weems has more than 17 years of global experience in the construction and program management of major infrastructure projects. At HNTB, he will have a special emphasis on water/wastewater, transit and other significant infrastructure projects.

Weems previously served in key management roles on the $1.5 billion Baton Rouge (La.) Sanitary Sewer Overflow program as well as a $250 million dredging project that constructed barrier islands for coastal erosion protection along the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. His work on the 2012 Olympics included delivery of the handball arena and the design and installation of temporary and permanent perimeter security controls for the project site. Weems’ work in Detroit has included serving on the construction management teams for Ford Field and Comerica Park.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in construction administration from the University of Wisconsin and is an active member of the Project Management Institute, the Engineering Society of Detroit, the Michigan Water Environment Association and the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials.

HNTB has been a fixture in the Michigan engineering community for nearly 20 years, and the firm has maintained close ties with the region’s transportation and automobile industry for nearly a century. Clients in the region have included the Oakland County Water Resource Commission, Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, Wayne County Airport Authority, Detroit Department of Public Works and the Michigan Department of Transportation.

HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. With nearly a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses 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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