Intelligent Transportation Systems Expert Vijay Varadarajan joins HNTB
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Vijay Varadarajan, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as a senior project manager for intelligent transportation systems. Based in the firm’s Harrisburg office, he leads efforts associated with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s program for planning, development and implementation of automated and connected vehicle technologies.
“Vijay brings deep knowledge and implementation experience with intelligent transportation systems, an emerging and critical technology that enables transportation agencies to integrate connected and automated vehicles into their transportation network in the very near future,” said Joseph Guzzi, PMP, HNTB’s Pennsylvania office leader and vice president.
Varadarajan has more than 15 years of ITS planning, design and implementation experience throughout the United States. He has worked extensively with PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and many other transportation agencies on connected and automated vehicle programs, traffic operations, and ITS programs and tolling systems, including managed lanes and design-build ITS projects.
A professional engineer in Pennsylvania and Virginia, Varadarajan is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a master’s degree in civil engineering and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Madras, India. He is a member of the America Society of Civil Engineers, and he is the immediate past president of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Pennsylvania.
Currently, HNTB is involved in many high-profile infrastructure programs throughout the state, including multiple highway and bridge projects for PennDOT, Southeast Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Delaware River Port Authority, in addition to Keystone Corridor rail-line improvements on behalf of Amtrak and PennDOT, among many others.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With more than a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. HNTB has five offices across Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, King of Prussia, Allentown, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, that employ more than 150 people. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.