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Session No. 3A

Session Title: Highway to the Innovation Zone

Session Description: 

Moderator Name: Cathy Ferrell, P.E., HNTB Corporation              

Connecting Pennsylvania — Planning and Engineering in District 6, Tim Stevenson, P.E., Design Portfolio Manager, PennDOT Engineering District 6-0  

Connecting Pennsylvania — Planning and Engineering in District 6Jesse Buerk, Senior Capital Program Coordinator, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVPRC)                 

Connecting Pennsylvania — Planning and Engineering in District 6, Ryan Whittington, P.E., Project Engineer/Consultant Project Manager, HNTB Corporation

Highway Innovations, Start to Finish, Brian Williams, Project Engineer, HNTB Corporation

Highway Innovations, Start to Finish, Christopher Kavulich, P.E., Project Engineer, HNTB Corporation

Highway Innovations, Start to Finish, Nate Parrish, Assistant Department Manager, HNTB Corporation

Speaker Bios

Brian Williams is a Traffic Engineer for HNTB Corporation with over 13 years of experience. He is a graduate of Penn State and is a licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania. Williams has attained a broad range of technical experience in the transportation engineering fields having previously worked on projects ranging from small traffic impact analyses to interchange alternative analysis, safety analysis and signal design throughout Pennsylvania. Currently, Williams serves as the Traffic Task Lead for HNTB’s I-83 East Shore Section 3 (SR 0083 Section 079) managing the data collection effort, traffic modeling, and alternatives analysis. 

Christopher Kavulich is a professional engineer at HNTB, where he has more than 10 years of experience delivering highway design projects for state DOTs, tolling authorities, and other agencies throughout the Northeast. Specializing in 3D modeling and conceptual design, Kavulich works to understand existing traffic patterns and test alternatives for advancement. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.



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