Peter Pappas, PE, Joins HNTB’s Growing Rail Transit Practice

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A continued demand for an expanded and improved rail transit service in the Northeast drives the firm’s ongoing hiring of transit engineers.

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Pappas will apply his expertise to the firm’s transit programs for Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road, among others.

His ability to find and implement effective solutions for the challenges of our aging transportation infrastructure is highly valued by transit agencies.

HNTB Corporation continues to expand its rail transit engineering team throughout the region with the addition of Peter Pappas, PE, who joins as associate vice president and project director for transit and rail. Pappas is based in the firm’s New York City office.

He comes to HNTB with more than 25 years of experience with rail and highway bridge projects, and will apply his expertise to the firm’s transit programs for Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road, among others.

Pappas’ experience includes the design, construction, analysis, inspection and project management for rail and highway bridge projects.

“Peter has a very strong background in the construction and rehabilitation of rail and highway bridges,” said Mike Sweeney, PE, HNTB chairman of professional services and senior vice president. “His ability to find and implement effective solutions for the challenges of our aging transportation infrastructure is highly valued by transit agencies.”

HNTB’s extensive transit expertise serves the mobility needs of passengers throughout the tri-state region and across the country. Clients locally include New York City Transit, Metro-North Railroad, Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit.

A registered professional engineer in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, Pappas has a master’s degree in civil engineering from Manhattan College and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Bucknell University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

In the past 12 months, HNTB has added more than 50 professionals to its rapidly expanding transit practice in the Northeast.

Since opening its office in New York City in 1922, HNTB has maintained a continuous presence in Manhattan and has expanded its practice in the state with offices in Albany and on Long Island. HNTB Corporation employs more than 400 professionals in multiple offices across the New York tri-state region, and has more than doubled in size in the past two years.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. Celebrating a century of service, including more than 90 years in New York, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. HNTB’s New York offices currently employ more than 400 full-time professionals in nine tri-state locations. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit http://www.hntb.com.

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