Arcadis, a leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, announced Peter Turton, P.E., will join the company as vice president and project director. In his role at Arcadis, Turton will be responsible for managing the construction of the firm’s future multi-billion-dollar rail transit projects. Turton brings more than 40 years of professional experience to Arcadis and is among an elite handful of world-renowned rail construction management experts.
“We are delighted to welcome Peter to our national transit team as we continue to diversify and expand our rail transit construction management resources,” commented Wassim Selman, president of infrastructure for Arcadis. “Peter has a vast and unique background of delivering large and complex rail transit projects.”
Turton has extensive experience as construction manager, having overseen over $20 billion in major infrastructure projects both domestically and overseas, including rail transit. Notable projects include the $1.9 billion John F. Kennedy International Airport AirTrain Light Rail Project and New York City’s Jamaica Intermodal Terminal Complex and $2.5 billion 7-Line Subway Extension Phase One.
He has significant international experience, including the management of design and construction of Heathrow Airport’s $500 million Terminal 5 Tube Project, securing the $3.5 billion Green Line Rail Tunnel and Underground Station Project in Doha, Qatar and the $8 billion North West Rail Link Complex Rail Tunnel and Underground Stations Project in Sydney, Australia.
Turton holds both a master’s of science and bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of California and a chartered engineer in the United Kingdom.