HRG Hires Michael Babusci to Manage Transportation Group

Posted On On: May 29, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Member News

Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG) is pleased to announce that Michael Babusci has joined our team as Transportation Practice Area Leader.  In this role, he will oversee the delivery of all roadway, bridge, and traffic engineering services to clients in Harrisburg and throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia.

Babusci previously worked as program manager for the Allegheny County Department of Public Works in Western Pennsylvania.  There he was involved in a wide range of projects, including the county’s traffic count program, in-house paving program, and municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) program.  He also oversaw the review and approval of traffic impact studies, corridor studies, and roadway betterment design projects.

Babusci has more than 30 years of transportation engineering and management design experience.  His resume spans a broad range of public, private, and consulting organizations. He also taught graduate level courses in transportation design at Chatham University and the University of Pittsburgh.

“Michael’s diverse expertise will make him a great leader for our transportation group,” HRG’s Chief Technical Officer Brian Emberg says.  “He understands the issues that inform good transportation planning and design from every angle.”

Babusci will also play a key role in expanding HRG’s presence in Western Pennsylvania due to his prior experience working as a member of Allegheny County government and as a consultant for PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the City of Pittsburgh, the Port Authority of Allegheny County, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, and various municipalities and developers in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

“Michael has played a key role in shaping the transportation network in Pittsburgh for many years,” HRG’s Pittsburgh Region Manager Dan Santoro says,  “He knows the people and the issues that shape transportation in this region, and he knows how to bring people together for success.”



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