George Pappas has more than three decades of experience in the design, rehabilitation and construction of bridge structures throughout New York and New Jersey. He was responsible for the formation and growth of the Transportation practice’s resident engineering group. In addition to design services, George provides management and technical direction of projects. He has led rehabilitation design and construction inspection teams working on several major roadways and bridges in the New York metropolitan area. Among them are Tappan Zee, Kingston-Rhinecliff, Bronx-Whitestone, Brooklyn and Ed Koch Queensboro Bridges. His design work includes an award-winning 837-foot curved girder bridge at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, a temporary support system for replacing the wind pins on the Manhattan Bridge in New York, and precast slab and staging schemes for reconstruction of Brooklyn Bridge approaches that met tight maintenance and protection of traffic restrictions as well as deck replacement of the Whitestone Bridge main spans.
B.S., Civil Engineering, Manhattan College
Challenging projects, especially those involving historic corridors and iconic structures, allow George to develop creative solutions while serving the public good.