Reinhardt to Lead San Antonio Transportation Office at WSP USA
Previously served as San Antonio deputy director of transportation.
SAN ANTONIO — Art Reinhardt, former interim deputy director of the Transportation & Capital Improvements department for the City of San Antonio, has been named the San Antonio office lead for transportation at WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.
In his new role, Reinhardt will work collaboratively to expand all markets in transportation and infrastructure, support diversification and growth, drive strategic direction, and support the firm in its growth goals in the San Antonio and surrounding region. Additionally, he will establish and maintain strong client relationships in the area and ensure client needs are being met and projects are being delivered successfully.
“Art’s understanding of the transportation issues that face the San Antonio region will be a tremendous asset for our local team and for our clients,” said Arpit Talati, Texas/Mountain regional manager for WSP. “His leadership and relationships developed while working for the City of San Antonio will make a key difference in the delivery of complex projects that meet and exceed client expectations and benefit the region.”
Reinhardt brings nearly 17 years of engineering experience to WSP. While serving as interim deputy director for the City of San Antonio Transportation & Capital Improvements Department, he had oversight of the project delivery and transportation divisions, managing more than 200 employees. He previously served as assistant director and managed the department’s storm water division. Earlier in his career he worked as a project and program manager for an international engineering firm.
WSP serves federal, state, and local agencies, non-governmental organizations and major private entities throughout Texas. Our projects include the Texas High-Speed Train, the Dallas-Fort Worth Connector; Katy Freeway; the Fort Bend Parkway Toll Road Extension B; and the Bergstrom Expressway. Locally, The San Antonio office of WSP have been involved with several significant transportation projects, including the Loop 1604 Design Build, Wurzbach Parkway Innovative Intersections, San Antonio Multimodal Transportation Plan, and San Antonio International Airport Strategic Development Plan Phases I & II. The firm’s history in Texas dates to 1886, when William Barclay Parsons served as chief engineer of the Fort Worth and Rio Grande Railroad. The firm designed the Baytown Tunnel under the Houston Ship Channel in the early 1950s, and has maintained a continuous presence in Texas since the 1960s, when it designed the Pelican Island Causeway linking the city of Galveston and Galveston Island.
Reinhardt is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 9,500 employees in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com