Hugh Fuller has been named a senior engineering manager in the transit and rail technical excellence center of Parsons Brinckerhoff.
He will be based in the firm’s Seattle office and will be responsible for the management of track design for passenger and freight rail projects, primarily in the Pacific Northwest.
Fuller has 36 years of experience in all facets of passenger and freight rail planning and design, including light rail, commuter rail, streetcar, and high-speed rail projects. He has experience with a wide range of conceptual studies, preliminary and final designs, and track maintenance and construction activities. Projects to which he has contributed include Sound Transit’s University Link light rail and Tacoma streetcar projects; capacity improvement projects for commuter rail upgrades and the stampede pass project for BNSF Railway in Seattle; the whittier tunnel project in Alaska; and the California High Speed Rail system.
Prior to joining Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was a railway practice manager in the Pacific Northwest and served as a track supervisor for Chessie System, now CSX Transportation.
Fuller received a B.S. in civil engineering and construction technology from Temple University. He is a registered professional engineer in Washington, Oregon, Illinois, Colorado, Utah, and Texas. He is a member of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association, Roadmasters and Maintenance of Way Association, Transportation Research Board, and the American Public Transportation Association, and serves on the board of directors of the Women’s Transportation Seminar, Puget Sound Chapter.