VHB announced that Patrick Lenihan, P.E., has joined the firm as a Transportation Team Leader in the Traffic Engineering group. In his new role, Lenihan will strengthen VHB's transportation services throughout the New York area by leading complex traffic engineering and transportation planning projects for a wide range of public and private sector clients.
Lenihan has 22 years of experience working with the New York State Department of Transportation, Nassau County DPW, Suffolk County DPW, municipalities, and private clients and has expertise in a wide range of engineering projects from major corridor studies to intersection and roadway improvement and traffic impact studies. He has managed projects such as the traffic engineering review for the Town of Islip, New York; the traffic impact study for the Town of Brookhaven, New York; corridor studies for Suffolk County Road 39 and New York State Route 347; and advance signing design projects for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Toll Collection.
"By joining VHB, I am now able to offer my clients integrated civil/site engineering and environmental services in addition to my expertise in traffic engineering and transportation planning," noted Lenihan.
"Patrick will be the ideal addition for us to meet the growing demand for more transportation services out of our Long Island and New York offices. His local contacts and technical experience will give clients the level of service VHB is known for," said Regional Director of Land Development, Kevin Walsh, P.E..
Lenihan holds a master's degree in transportation planning and traffic engineering from Polytechnic University and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.