Environmental expert Kimberly Demuth joins HNTB in Washington

Industry stalwart brings national experience managing transportation, utilities, development and urban design projects

BELLEVUE, Wash. (July 30, 2019) – Kimberly Demuth joined HNTB Corporation as environmental department manager and associate vice president in the firm’s Bellevue office. Demuth brings more than 35 years of experience in NEPA, SEPA, CEQA environmental permitting and compliance, historic preservation, visual resource management, cultural resource management and project management.

“Kimberly is a great addition to HNTB, allowing us to continue to serve our clients’ diverse program needs,” said Kevin Collins, PE, HNTB Seattle office leader and vice president. “Her extensive knowledge of environmental regulations in the Puget Sound region and statewide is a great asset to our clients, as is her dedication to smart, creative solutions that balance protection and progress.”

Based in the Seattle region for more than 20 years, Demuth brings national experience managing transportation, transit and rail projects.  

Demuth previously served as environmental market director for another consulting firm. Her transportation experience includes work on some of the largest projects in the region for Sound Transit, Washington State Department of Transportation, City of Seattle, BNSF Railway, King County and the Port of Seattle. Her national experience includes major environmental clearance projects nationally for Los Angles Metro, California High Speed Rail Authority and Portland Metro in addition to non-transportation projects in the power, oil and gas, utilities, mining, renewables and private development fields.

Demuth earned a Bachelor of Arts in fine art and design from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Master of Science in historic preservation of architecture from the University of Oregon. 

She is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Women’s Transportation Seminar, the Women in Environment, and the National Environmental Business Council.

Demuth has taught graduate courses in historic preservation of architecture at the University of Oregon and prides herself on educating and empowering the next generation.

HNTB established its Seattle office in 1960, but the firm traces its roots in the region back to 1912, when the Columbia River Interstate Bridge between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington, opened. The bridge was designed by John Lyle Harrington, a partner in HNTB’s predecessor firm, Waddell & Harrington. HNTB has grown to employ more than 200 professionals in the region who help play a role in planning and delivering high-profile transportation infrastructure projects across the state and around the country.

HNTB’s many signature infrastructure projects in the region include SR 99 Alaskan Way Tunnel; Mercer Corridor improvements in Seattle; Seattle-Tacoma International Airport third runway; second Tacoma Narrows bridge; Sound Transit University Link Light Rail Extension, Lynnwood Link Extension, West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions and East Link Extension; Washington State Department of Transportation General Engineering Consultant Services for I-405 and SR 509; South Park Bascule Bridge Replacement in Seattle; Mount Baker Ridge Tunnel; historic work on I-5 dating back to the 1960s; and Tilikum Crossing bridge in Portland.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. Celebrating 105 years of service in the United States and more than 55 years in Seattle, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from its office in Bellevue, currently employing approximately 200 full-time professionals in the region. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com, or follow HNTB on LinkedInTwitterFacebook or Instagram.

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