TranSystems announces the addition of Alex Houseal to its Philadelphia office. Houseal brings more than 29 years of transportation engineering and project management experience as well as office management experience to TranSystems. In his new role as Regional Vice President for the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Operations, Alex will oversee the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, PA and Newark, NJ offices focusing on growth and market expansion, including business development, client relationships, and the day-to-day operations of the offices.
Alex comes to TranSystems having served as the Pennsylvania Deputy Transportation Business Unit Leader for URS/AECOM. In this role he oversaw the offices’ major highway and bridge replacement projects including the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 6 I-95 Section GIR project, a $1 billion project to reconstruct and widen Interstate 95 in downtown Philadelphia. In addition, Alex was the Principal in Charge of the Project Management of PennDOT’s P3 Rapid Bridge Replacement Project to replace 560 bridges across Pennsylvania. Through these and numerous other projects Alex is a demonstrated partner in growing Pennsylvania’s and the region’s transportation system.
“We’re really looking forward to Alex being a part of the TranSystems team,” said John T. Grow, senior vice president and market sector leader for the states and municipalities market. “Without a doubt, Alex’s successful history and relationships will help us elevate our game with Pennsylvania DOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, DRPA, SEPTA and many other important clients within the region.”
“I have always been impressed with TranSystems’ reputation, but what brought me to the company is the quality and professionalism of the people I have met throughout the industry that work for TranSystems. I look forward to working with this outstanding staff in meeting our clients’ needs and growing TranSystems’ presence in Pennsylvania and New Jersey,” says Houseal.
Alex holds a Bachelor’s of Science in civil engineering from Drexel University, and a Master’s of Science in civil engineering with an emphasis in transportation from Villanova University.