Lead Highway Engineer
Modjeski and Masters, Inc. (M&M) is pleased to announce that our Highway Design Section Leader, Mr. Thomas Lavin, PE, was recently certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer® (PTOE). This certification is a powerful demonstration of requisite knowledge, skill, and ability in the specialized application of traffic operations engineering.
"Tom’s PTOE certification demonstrates that M&M is more than just exemplary bridge engineering; we can add value for our Clients in highway and traffic design as well" said Thomas Imholte, PE, Associate and Business Unit Leader at M&M.
Tom has over 40 years of experience which is derived from assignments as a highway, water resources, and structural engineer. He served as a Project Engineer for several projects which utilized computer-aided design and drafting of Interstate and County roadways. In this capacity, he gained extensive experience with the development of horizontal and vertical geometry, drainage, storm water management, erosion/sediment control, special provisions, scour prediction and mitigation and environmental permits.
"While my career has spanned a wide range of fields in civil engineering, I have found traffic signal design and simulation especially interesting" says Mr. Lavin.
Tom has contributed to many notable projects, including:
Tom has experience in the use of roadway design software including INROADS, GEOPAK and Autoturn; hydrology and hydraulics software including HY-8, TR-20 and HEC-RAS. He is a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction and of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Harrisburg Section.