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Barrie Roberts to Manage Tunnel Projects

Barrie Roberts has rejoined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization as a senior engineering manager within its transportation and infrastructure sector.

 

NEW YORK, NY — Barrie Roberts has rejoined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization as a senior engineering manager within its transportation and infrastructure sector.

In his new position, based in New York City, Mr. Roberts will function as a design manager on major tunneling infrastructure projects. He has over 30 years of design and construction experience in the U.S. and abroad, primarily in tunneling and geotechnical-based contracts for transit, rail, highway, water, and wastewater projects. He comes to WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff from a power generating company, where he served as construction manager. From February 2003 to August 2013, he was senior supervising engineer at Parsons Brinckerhoff, as geotechnical and tunneling design lead on the No.7 Subway Line Extension and later as construction manager for the running tunnels on Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway project.

Mr. Roberts received an MSc degree in engineering geology from Imperial College of the University of London, and a BSc in mining from University College in Cardiff, UK.

About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide.
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