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John Hong, PE, Joins HNTB as Construction Project Director

Written by Jennifer McLawhorn, Managing Editor
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John Hong, PE
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LOS ANGELES – HNTB Corporation announces John Hong, PE, has joined as construction project director in the Los Angeles office.

The position of construction project director works to support regional projects for the firm which includes California High-Speed Rail’s Construction Package 4. John Hong brings with him 30 years of experience in construction management. Previously, he worked with the California Department of Transportation as a senior construction engineer. Hong also worked for Caltrans as an instructor where he taught construction procedures and standards.

For Hong’s educational background, he holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from California State Polytechnic University – Pomona. He is registered as a Professional Engineer in the state of California and holds various awards, including Caltrans Superior Accomplishment, Caltrans Success-in-Motion, Project of the Year award and Resident Engineer of the Year.

HNTB Los Angeles construction services lead and associate vice president Kenneth Oh said, “John combines strong leadership and construction management skills with expert collaboration with agency partners. . . He is a key leader on high-profile infrastructure improvement projects and has been recognized for his award-winning work.”

“John brings a wealth of experience, dedication and expertise to our team. . . He has a track record of innovation, excellence and outstanding service that will benefit our clients,” said Yoga Chandra, PhD, PE, GE, HNTB Los Angeles office leader and senior vice president.

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