Hardesty & Hanover Announces Acquisition of Lawrie & Associates, LLC

October 4, 2013

New York, NY  – Hardesty & Hanover, LLC, a leading transportation engineering firm headquartered in New York City, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Lawrie & Associates, LLC (L&A), a Virginia-based consulting engineering firm. L&A brings to Hardesty & Hanover a bridge engineering practice internationally renowned for their capabilities in concrete segmental and cable-supported bridge design, complementing Hardesty & Hanover’s complex bridge engineering expertise.

Sean A. Bluni, P.E., Chief Executive Officer of Hardesty & Hanover, stated: “It isn’t often that you come across an opportunity to bring in the expertise and experience of a firm like L&A. The cultures of both our firms are built around delivering excellence in engineering on challenging, complex projects. We are really excited by the opportunity to enhance the value we can bring to our clients. Equally, we are pleased by the opportunities this merger opens to the employees of both firms.”

Richard A. Lawrie, P.E., President of L&A, added: “The merger of L&A with Hardesty & Hanover enables us to provide Hardesty & Hanover’s diverse client base with additional services. Having collaborated for years, we already knew our talented staffs would easily work together.”

Hardesty & Hanover is a renowned engineering firm with over 125 years of experience delivering comprehensive solutions to some of the most unique engineering challenges. Hardesty & Hanover delivers structural, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering services to a variety of clients and markets around the world, including complex bridges, roadways, and expressways; tunnel systems; railroad structures; and other heavy movable structures.

Lawrie & Associates is a consulting engineering firm specializing in bridge engineering. L&A has specialized expertise in the areas of segmental concrete structures (cast-in-place and precast) and cable-supported structures, as well as extensive experience in traditional bridge structure types.