Harris & Associates Welcomes New Director of Transportation Marie Santos

Irvine, CA – 

Harris & Associates is pleased to welcome Marie Santos to the team in the role of Director of Transportation. With over 25 years of award-winning experience in civil engineering and project management, Marie brings a wealth of expertise in designing roadways, high-speed facilities, and overseeing municipal projects in collaboration with Caltrans and other state and local agencies.

One of Marie’s most notable accomplishments is her work on the University of California, San Diego Mesa House Pedestrian and Bike Bridge Project. This project received eight different awards, including the 2022 Transportation Award for Best Non-Highway Bridge from PCI Design Awards and the 2021 Outstanding Chapter Project of the Year award from APWA San Diego!

With Harris, Marie will continue to build on her history of success by helping clients to design, build, and improve critical transportation infrastructure, including bridges, highways, and local streets.

As an accomplished transportation engineer and manager, Marie's comprehensive understanding of transportation projects will allow her to serve her clients with innovative techniques and a forward-thinking approach.

"Marie brings a unique perspective that combines technical know-how with effective leadership," said Frank Lopez, Vice President of Engineering Consulting at Harris. "With her comprehensive understanding of transportation design and unwavering commitment to delivering excellence, we're confident she'll take our client service to new heights and drive successful outcomes.”

About Harris

Harris is a 100% employee-owned company focused on helping communities solve today's complex challenges in planning, financing, environmental compliance, civil engineering, and construction management. Our offices and project sites span the West Coast in California and Washington with a staff of over 260 employee-owners. We focus on serving clients in the municipal, water, transportation, and education markets. www.WeAreHarris.com