HNTB names Eric Nelson principal planner in Virginia Beach

Transit and rail planning veteran is valuable new resource for HNTB project teams and clients across the region.

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., (Jan. 21, 2019) – Eric Nelson has joined HNTB as principal planner in the firm’s Virginia Beach office. Nelson, who has spent much of his career in the Hampton Roads region, brings nearly 25 years of transit, rail, and strategic and environmental planning experience to the position. His leadership and skills will help clients implement transformative mobility solutions across the mid-Atlantic. 

At HNTB, Nelson will work with clients across the region to plan and implement transformative multimodal solutions.

“Eric has a track record of performance and a reputation for excellence with our clients across the region,” said Nick Antonucci, PE, Mid-Atlantic District leader and vice president for HNTB. “He is a tremendous asset for our team who will help deliver transportation solutions to our clients that improve mobility and drive long-term economic vitality.”

Before joining HNTB, Nelson worked for other consulting firms serving regional transit authorities, such as Hampton Roads Transit, municipal transportation departments and other public agencies in the Hampton Roads region and across Virginia and the region.

Nelson earned a Master of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University, and a Bachelor of Science in public administration/urban and regional studies from James Madison University.

HNTB has served Virginia for more than 55 years, helping shape key transportation infrastructure, including bridges, tunnels, toll roads, airports, transit systems and roadways. HNTB clients in Hampton Roads include the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel District. HNTB supports some of the region’s highest profile projects, such as the Downtown/Midtown Tunnel between Norfolk and Portsmouth, the conversion of HOV lanes to HOT lanes on I-64 in Norfolk, the I-64/I-264 interchange in Virginia Beach, and the CBBT’s Thimble Shoals parallel tunnel. HNTB also provides construction management services across the region.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. Celebrating 105 years of service in the United States and more than 55 years in Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from four offices throughout the mid-Atlantic, currently employing approximately 200 full-time professionals in Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Maryland. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.

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