Scott Lucas joins HNTB as design-build project director

Roadway and interchange design expert brings over 25 years of experience

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 10, 2022)
– Scott Lucas, PE, has joined HNTB Corporation as design-build project director and vice president, bringing more than 25 years’ experience in lead design roles on complex infrastructure projects. Lucas, who is based in the Salt Lake City office, will focus on HNTB’s growing portfolio of design-build projects in the West Region. He specializes in interchange design and highway system improvements in urban environments and mitigating potential impacts.

“Scott brings an impressive level of leadership, expertise, and proven industry experience to HNTB that will be an invaluable asset to our clients,” said Chris Devery, PE, chief engineer with HNTB Design Build and senior vice president.

Prior to joining HNTB, Lucas held key design-build positions on high-profile infrastructure in Utah, including the groundbreaking I-15 Reconstruction Design-Build project, the Legacy Parkway project and the Mountain View Corridor.

“We are thrilled to have Scott onboard and are confident his addition will continue to elevate HNTB’s presence and influence as a design-build leader in Utah and beyond,” said Dominic Spaethling, HNTB Salt Lake City office leader.

Other high-profile design build projects across the Western U.S. on which Lucas has held leadership positions include the 2.5-mile SR-520 urban freeway construction project for the Washington State Department of Transportation in King County, Wash., and the 16-mile I-405 urban freeway reconstruction project for the Orange County Transportation Authority (California).

Lucas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah. He is a member of several leading industry organizations, including the Design-Build Institute of America and the Institute of Transportation Engineers.