Vanessa Munoz on Traffic Engineering

WilldanMs. Vanessa Muñoz PE, TE, PTOE – Willdan, Deputy Director of Engineering

Ms. Munoz graduated from Cal Poly in 1997 with a BS in Civil Engineering.  Ms. Munoz is a Deputy Director of Engineering at Willdan with 14 years of experience in transportation planning and traffic engineering.  Ms. Muñoz duties include the supervision of engineers and technicians providing traffic engineering design and construction services to cities, counties and transportation agencies throughout California.  Ms. Munoz areas of expertise include the preparation of  plans specification and estimates for street widening, street resurfacings, storm drains, traffic signals, street lighting, traffic control, signing and striping projects as well as providing municipal engineering and traffic analysis and operations services.  To date Ms. Munoz has designed over 300 traffic signals and has supervised the completion of over 1000 projects ranging from larger to smaller scale projects.  Ms. Munoz serves as the city traffic engineer for the City of Rolling Hills, prior to joining the Willdan team Ms. Munoz worked for 2 years as an assistant engineering at KOA Corporation.

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Accelerated Bridge Construction Transform Infrastructure Repair (via NYTimes)

 Heavy Haul TransporterThe River Street Bridge here is normally unremarkable, the kind of structure people drive over every day without a thought. When it fell into disrepair, state officials knew that replacing it would normally involve two years of detours and frustration for local drivers.

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Jason Pack on Complete Streets and Transportation Happenings

Jason Pack

Jason Pack, PE

Jason Pack, PE, TE, PTOE – Fehr and Peers, Senior Associate

Mr. Pack began working for Fehr & Peers after receiving his degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Davis in 1999.  He worked in the Bay Area market for over four years and worked in the Sacramento market for another five years before moving to Southern California in 2008.  He has worked on a wide variety of transportation projects, from general plans and specific plans to detailed corridor, interchange, and signal coordination studies.  Additionally, he has applied or developed travel demand forecast models on over 50 projects in the State of California.  Jason services Fehr and Peers clients throughout Southern California and Arizona, with projects from Bakersfield to San Diego, and Phoenix to Long Beach.  Jason has had papers/presentations accepted to the TRB National Roundabout Conference, the ITE National Conference, and the California APA Conferences.  Jason also teaches two classes for the ASCE national webinar series on Roundabout Feasibility Assessment and Process of Signal Coordination.

2011-2012 Annual Report

A year of hard work. Check out our 2011-2012 Annual Report and see what we’ve been up to this past year! [or Download the PDF Here]

Annual Report 2012