Paresh Patel, Transit Expert, Joins HNTB
NEW YORK – Paresh Patel, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as project director in the firm’s New York transit/rail practice and associate vice president. Based in the firm’s Empire State Building offices, he has more than 30 years of diverse transit design and construction experience with New York City Transit.
“Paresh is a recognized leader in the management of complex transit/rail construction programs as well as the design and implementation of core operating systems,” said Stephen Dilts, HNTB’s New York office leader and senior vice president. “As the region’s transit agencies continue to modernize the critical infrastructure systems needed to improve service, his expertise will help our clients advance their programs.”
Patel’s NYCT career includes serving as program officer, leading a $1.36 billion series of communications based train control and signaling system projects that included project management and construction management as well as overall system integration. His experience also includes the $225 million rehabilitation of the NYCT’s Montague tube, a recovery and resiliency project to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.
A registered engineer in New York, Patel holds a master’s in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
HNTB plays an integral role in many of the region’s most important infrastructure programs, including construction manager for renewal and rehabilitation of multiple station facilities for New York City Transit; program manager for the redevelopment of John F. Kennedy International Airport; program manager for the Port Authority Bus Terminal redevelopment project; owner’s engineer for the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo (Tappan Zee) Bridge; lead structural designer of the Kosciuszko Bridge; technical consultant for the Goethals Bridge replacement project; and general engineering consultant for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, among others.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and
private owners and contractors. With more than a century of service, including 96 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 City office in the Empire State Building together with offices in Albany, New York and Newark, New Jersey employ more than 400 full-time professionals. 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