Traffic, Surveying & Development Professionals

Harold “Bud” Newton, President, Principal Engineer/Surveyor

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After 17 years with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Harold (“Bud”) Newton, Jr., President of the Newton Engineering Group, P.C., left government to pursue pri development. The private sector provided a challenging opportunity to solve traffic, surveying, and land development problems in a timely, cost-effective manner. The Newton Engineering Group originated on October 1, 1990 as a Professional Traffic, Surveying and Land Development Firm. Since then, we have reorganized as a Professional Corporation with a team of highly capable professionals with the breadth and depth of experience offering a full range of Professional Surveying and Civil Engineering Services to our Clients.

Education:

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

College of Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering: May, 1970

The Bureau of Highway Traffic

Master of Civil Engineering: May, 1976

Continuing Education:

· Undergraduate Computer Science Courses at Cedar Crest and Moravian Colleges

· Seminars in Storm Water Management, Hydrology, Open Channel Flow at Lehigh University, Penn State University and by the FHWA

· Seminars on Highway Capacity and Computer Usage in Transportation Planning by The FHWA

· Seminars on Leadership and Management Office of Program Management and Penn State University

· The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Communication, Labor Relations, Management by Objectives, Management Practices,

Maintenance and Protection of Traffic, Highway and Traffic Engineering Applications, etc · Seminars on Boundary Law, Surveying Techniques, etc, by PA Society of Professional Land Surveyors

Registration:

Professional Engineer: Pennsylvania (License #PE-021846-E)

Professional Land Surveyor: Pennsylvania (License #SU-044562-E)

Work Experience:

The Newton Engineering Group, P.C., Allentown, PA

President – Principal Engineer/Surveyor

10/90 to present

Supervise a staff of engineers, designers, surveyors, and technicians who are engaged in the following areas of Civil Engineering Work:

· Subdivision and Land Development Plans, schedules and estimates

· Transportation Impact Studies

· Transportation related improvement plans, schedules and estimates

· Stormwater Management

· Surveying

· Expert witness for Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office

Hanover Engineering Associates, Inc., Emmaus, PA

Chief Engineer

1987-1990

Supervise a staff of engineers, designers, surveyors, and technicians who are engaged in the following areas of Civil Engineering Work:

· Subdivision and Land Development Plans, schedules and estimates

· Transportation Impact Studies

· Transportation related improvement plans, schedules and estimates

· Stormwater Management

· Surveying

· Expert witness for Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office

Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation

District Planning and Programming Engineer

District Safety Liaison Engineer

Northampton County Maintenance Manager

District Permits Engineer

1970 to 1987

Supervise a staff of up to 120 employees. These employees were employed in professional, technical, managerial, clerical, maintenance and trade positions. Authority included interviewing and recommending for hiring, job assignments, progressive discipline up to the suspension level, and payroll and expense authorizations. I was primarily supervised by Department Regulations and Policies, and by an Assistant District Engineer, who established District goals. I set the goals and objectives of various work groups and assigned personnel and resources to accomplish them. Various positions involved extensive dealings with elected and appointed government officials, developers, and citizen groups to mitigate transportation capacity, and safety and maintenance problems.

Honors and Activities:

· National Highway Safety Administration Fellowship

· American Society of Highway Engineers

· National Society of Professional Engineers

· Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers

· Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors

· Lehigh Valley Chapter Construction Specifications Institute

· Institute of Transportation Engineers