Scott Goehri Named HDR Director of Professional Services – Transportation

(January 19, 2016) - Scott Goehri, P.E., ENV SP, has been named director of professional services for HDR's transportation business group. 

In his new role, Goehri will develop and manage HDR's technical practice, including staff resources and service capabilities, to meet the needs of HDR clients and markets. He will provide leadership to market sectors throughout HDR's transportation program as it relates to improving standards and best practices, and implementing strong quality assurance and risk management standards.

Goehri has more than 32 years of experience in the transportation industry, 20 with HDR. He most recently was HDR's freight railroad market sector director, working with Class I railroads and short-line railroad companies. He has also worked with highway, road, transit, maritime and industrial clients. 

Goehri served as project manager for the $200 million BNSF Logistics Park in Kansas City, Missouri; project executive for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Leonard Wood West Gate Entry project; and project manager or task leader for numerous corridor studies to improve rail operations for Amtrak, Caltrans, Port of Long Beach and many other private clients and public agencies. BNSF Logistics Park in Kansas City, Missouri; project executive for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fort Leonard Wood West Gate Entry project; and project manager or task leader for numerous corridor studies to improve rail operations for Amtrak, Caltrans, Port of Long Beach and many other private clients and public agencies.
 
"Scott has a proven record of delivering quality projects, building solid client relationships based on exceptional service and promoting a safety-first approach," said Charles O'Reilly, P.E., HDR transportation director.  "As the business of mobility continues to transform, Scott will put his talents to work across our transportation program and company to develop appropriate responses to new or developing technologies and service areas in support of providing integrated project life cycle solutions to our clients and partners."

Goehri is a member of the American Association of Railroads (AAR), where he most recently served as an associate advisory board member; the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA); and the National Railroad Contractors and Maintenance Association (NRC), where he was recently re-elected to the board of directors. He also serves as vice chairman of the Engineering Advisory Board at Pennsylvania State University, where he helped to support the development of the only North American undergraduate degree program for railroad transportation engineering.

About HDR's Transportation Experience

Our award-winning transportation practice is known for solving our clients' most complex mobility challenges across all modes of travel. We are helping with multibillion-dollar programs ranging from managing the Council Bluffs, Iowa Interstate rehabilitation program and the San Diego Mid-Coast Corridor Transit project to designing the I-4 Ultimate P3 project in Florida and the New NY Bridge. In addition to planning and engineering, our experts help clients with strategic funding, economic analysis, public engagement, real estate services, program/project controls, risk management, and operations and maintenance.  

About HDR

HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what's possible since 1917. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. With nearly 10,000 employees in more than 225 locations around the world, we think global and act local.