Rail & Transit

 

We design solutions to keep the
world moving

Our world relies on movement. Movement of resources, goods, and people fuels our economies, nourishes our cities, and keeps our populations healthy and thriving. As a full-service civil engineering firm, Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) provides the framework for movement– the underlying infrastructure we rely upon every day.

As a civil engineering firm, we focus on how the world moves. We design solutions to move people, goods, and resources for our clients nationwide. We help our clients move their projects from idea to execution by providing a complete range of civil engineering design and program management services. We help our clients transform the communities they serve into places people live, work, and play by delivering solutions to modern engineering problems. Moving your project from concept to reality requires a partner who cannot only design to specifications, but also deliver to your expectations for a thriving community.

LAN has supported rail and transit clients for multiple agencies providing the following services:

  • Planning/Feasibility
  • Design
  • Program Management
  • Construction Managment
  • Construction Phase Services
  • Bus Rapid Transit
  • Park-and-Rides
  • Transit Centers
  • Rail

The number of years LAN has been providing contribution towards transportation infrastructure, which includes our in-depth understand of rail and transit needs

Million, the number of times each weekday people board public transportation

Rail & Transit Leadership

Chris Masters P E Vice President, Rail & Transit Manager
Chris Masters, P.E
Vice President, Rail & Transit Manager
Chris has 20 years of experience managing complex capital programs, dedicating the past 15 years to the development and delivery of rail and transit programs throughout the country. He has expertise in leadership, engineering and construction management and has overseen all facets of rail and transit delivery, ranging from vehicle manufacturing and traction electrification to infrastructure design and right of way acquisition. Chris has managed some of the most high-profile rail and transit projects in North Texas, including DART’s Orange Line light rail expansion as well as The T’s TEX Rail commuter rail corridor, both providing connections to DFW Airport from these major Metroplex urban centers. As Vice President of Rail & Transit, he is responsible for leading the LAN rail and transit practice, providing engineering, planning, and management services on all modes of freight rail, transit rail, and fixed route transit infrastructure. ...
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Dev Rastogi vice president, professional engineer Texas
Dev Rastogi, P.E.
Vice President
Ms. Rastogi is Vice President and Business Group Director of LAN’s Transportation Group. She focuses her efforts on leading a full-service team providing solutions for any project delivery method. Dev's civil engineering experience includes serving firms of various sizes, from local startups and mid-sized firms to Fortune 500 companies. Previously, she served at URS Corp. as a Vice President for six years, running its North Texas and Oklahoma operations. Prior to that role, she served a decade as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of LopezGarcia Group, Inc., one of the largest minority/women-owned engineering firms in Dallas. Dev's expertise is in business development, operations, and program and contract management. She has worked with public and private sector clients throughout Texas, including the Texas Department of Transportation, City of Dallas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth and Tulsa Districts ...
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Sima Vajdani vice president professional engineer California, Washington
Sima Vajdani, P.E.
Vice President
Sima Vajdani, P.E., is Vice President and Business Group Director – California. With offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Orange County, Oakland, and Milpitas, Sima leads the firm’s rapidly expanding practice in the state and is charged with overseeing and coordinating business development efforts, production activities, and operations. Sima has more than 30 years of engineering, project delivery, construction, and management experience. She has served public and private sector clients throughout the western United States on a range of water and transportation infrastructure projects, including mass transit, water/wastewater, highways, ports, airports, bridges and special structures. Previously, she served in leadership roles where she has helped set firms apart in a changing marketplace. She served as President, CEO and Founder of McInfra, a company focused on providing consulting services to the water and transportation infrastructure community. Prior to McInfra, she was instrumental in establishing an engineering division for Samsung Engineering and Construction in the Americas. She has also served in senior leadership roles in a number of other prominent firms, such as Atkins, Earth Tech, Jacobs, and CH2M Hill. ...
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