Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. Names Three Personnel Assistant Vice Presidents

BABYLON, NY – Three key, long-term employees, James Bazata, P.E., ENV SP, William McMenamin, P.E., and William Stroh, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP, have been named assistant vice presidents of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI), a national engineering and construction services firm and an NYSSPE Sustaining Member firm.

(Ref: Photographer Jim Lennon)

(Ref: Photographer Jim Lennon)

James Bazata, P.E., ENV SP, GPI’s Deputy Director of Civil Engineering, has 26 years of in-depth experience on many civil and traffic engineering projects on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. He is experienced in all aspects of civil and roadway design, which includes alignments, pavement design, work zone traffic control, transportation management plans for work zone safety and mobility, grading and roadway modeling. He has been recognized by GPI clients for his exceptional project management and communication skills, and knowledge of technology that has helped save owner’s millions of dollars. Key projects he has been involved with include Nichols Road Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), the award-winning CR3 Pinelawn Road/Ruland Road/Colonial Spring Road Intersection Reconstruction, the award-winning Lower Manhattan Transit Signal Priority, and Brooklyn Bridge CCTV, among others. Mr. Bazata is a professional engineer in New York State, and an ISI- Certified Envision Sustainability Professional. He earned his degree in civil engineering from Polytechnic University. Mr. Bazata currently resides in Manorville, New York.

(Ref: Photographer Jim Lennon)

(Ref: Photographer Jim Lennon)

William McMenamin, P.E., GPI’s Deputy Director of Transportation Services, has more than 17 years’ experience on a variety of transportation/traffic design projects throughout Long Island and the NYC region. He is an outstanding engineer and many clients seek his advice and expertise on their traffic safety and design issues. Mr. McMenamin has been a key engineer working closely with the Port Authority of NY & NJ for many of years and assists this agency with traffic engineering at their airports, bridges and tunnels, bus terminals, ports and cargo areas, and commercial properties. He has led GPI teams in developing evacuation plans for high-risk flooding areas, such as the award-winning Shirley Mastic Peninsula in Suffolk County, and has performed numerous traffic studies in support of, or to oppose, property development. Working closely with Long Island municipalities he has managed many projects involving parking studies and improvement, traffic safety and calming. He has a comprehensive understanding of the application of the latest technology to enhance the outcome and value of many of his projects. Mr. McMenamin is a professional engineer in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. He earned his degree in civil engineering from Polytechnic University.  He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Highway Engineers and Institute of Transportation Engineer. Mr. McMenamin currently resides in Wantagh, New York.

(Ref: Photographer Jim Lennon)

(Ref: Photographer Jim Lennon)

William Stroh, P.E., LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP, is GPI’s Chief Engineer, responsible for overseeing the quality of GPI projects in the firm’s Babylon and Manhattan, NY offices, and mentoring engineers to enhance their professional performance and values. As chief engineer, he reviews the technical aspects of the firm’s projects as they relate to industry regulations, client requirements and standard design guidelines in order to develop design review protocols as part of GPI’s QA/QC standards. Mr. Stroh has 31 years of in-depth civil, structural and traffic-related experience, and has been involved with a multitude of award-winning projects throughout Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. Representative projects include the award-winning Northern State Parkway and Long Island Expressway Interchange Improvements at NY 110, the award-winning Reconstruction of Route 347, and the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program, which involved peer reviews of this extraordinarily complex project that will raise the roadway of this historic steel arch structure. Mr. Stroh has also been called upon to assist clients under emergency conditions, which is directly attributable to his technical proficiency, hands-on approach, and ability to fast track projects. Mr. Stroh is a licensed engineer in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Maine, Maryland and Florida. He is also a USGBC LEED AP BD+C and ISI-Certified Envision Sustainability Professional. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Highway Engineers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Long Island Contractor’s Association, New York State Association of Transportation Engineers, and U.S. Green Building Council-Long Island. He currently resides in West Islip, New York.

Celebrating 50 years in business in 2016, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. is an engineering firm that provides comprehensive services in the areas of transportation planning and design, traffic engineering, civil design, structural/bridge design, construction management and inspection, mechanical/electrical/plumbing design, sustainable design, municipal engineering, site planning, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, coastal and marine engineering, and geographic information system (GIS) and asset management services.

GPI maintains offices in Babylon, Manhattan, Buffalo, Albany, and Montebello, NY; Lebanon, Ocean View and Morris Plains, NJ; Wilmington, MA; South Burlington, VT; Portsmouth, NH; Scranton and Mechanicsburg, PA; Urbana, OH; Kentwood, MI; Annapolis Junction and Rockville, MD; Fredericksburg, VA; and Tallahassee, Mariana, Tampa, Ocala, Orlando, Fort Pierce, Pompano Beach, and Gainesville, FL.

Press Release & Pictures Curtosey of Anita R. Garrahan, agarrahan@gpinet.com

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