Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) March 13, 2014
Berger Group Holdings, Inc. (Louis Berger) is pleased to announce that Connie Crawford has been appointed to lead the firm’s global practice for rail and transit. In this role, she provides direction, oversight and coordination across Louis Berger’s operating companies for the pursuit, technical performance and resourcing of major projects in the rail and mass transit market sector. She has more than 30 years of experience in the management, design and construction of large scale transportation programs, and most recently served as senior vice president in charge of the transportation engineering division for Louis Berger in the U.S.
“Since joining Louis Berger in 2009, Connie has brought valuable experience leading the development of large-scale transportation infrastructure projects,” said Larry Walker, Louis Berger executive vice president for global strategy and development.
Prior to joining Louis Berger, she served as senior vice president and chief engineer at the New York City Transit Authority. In that role she oversaw a $2 billion-plus annual capital program to plan, build and rehabilitate rail infrastructure including tunnels, elevated structures, facilities, and signals and communications systems. In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Crawford directed the planning and design effort to rebuild the collapsed Lower Manhattan subway tunnel. Previously, she served as chief engineer for New York City Department of Transportation.
Crawford earned both her bachelor’s and master’s in engineering from Princeton University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York.
About Berger Group Holdings, Inc.
Berger Group Holdings, Inc., a top 20 Engineering News-Record-ranked firm headquartered in Morristown, N.J., and with offices in more than 50 countries worldwide, is a multidisciplinary architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm. With more than 6,000 architects, planners, engineers, construction and program managers, economists and environmental scientists, the Berger Group has worked on hundreds of thousands of miles of highway, thousands of miles of railroad and bridges as well as numerous airfields, seaports, buildings, dams, water supply systems and other infrastructure across the United States and in more than 140 countries. By utilizing its vast global capabilities and local responsiveness, the Berger Group is dedicated to providing solutions for a better world.