Knapp joins STV

Written by William Vantuono, editor-in-chief, Railway Age
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William Knapp

Veteran civil engineer William Knapp, P.E., has joined STV as Vice President and Design-Build Director, Western Region. He will be based in STV’s Oakland, Calif. office and manage design-build efforts in the western half of the U.S. for the firm’s Transportation & Infrastructure Division.

Knapp has 34 years of experience in planning, design and construction of transportation projects that were procured using design-build contracts as well as other project delivery methods.

Prior to joining STV, he led design-build initiatives for CH2M Hill. These included rail, highway, transit, maritime, tunnels and aviation infrastructure projects such as the Westside Subway Extension (Purple Line) in Los Angeles, and the Boulder City Bypass interstate program in Boulder City, Nev.

Knapp received his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Purdue University and is an active member of several industry organizations including the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Council of Engineering Companies, California Transportation Foundation and Design-Build Institute of America.

“With more of our clients choosing design-build contracts to procure and deliver projects, Bill’s addition helps to expand our capabilities and capacities in this arena,” said Chuck Kohler, P.E. STV Chief Operating Officer. “I am highly confident in his abilities to collaborate with our existing leadership team and further augment STV’s presence on the West Coast.”

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