Townsend joins Parsons’ tunnel and bridge operation

28 February 2012

Bradford Townsend has joined Parsons’ bridge and tunnel division. He will take responsibility for technical direction and management of project delivery.

A Parsons spokesman said, “Prior to joining Parsons, Townsend served as west region deputy practice manager for tunnels – senior associate for an engineering firm in California. In that role, he oversaw and directed corporate practice for tunnel projects and provided technical support.

“His work experience includes serving as deputy chief engineer of the USD 20bn Taiwan high-speed rail project as well as leadership roles on the Hai Van Pass Tunnel in Vietnam.”

Parsons Group president Tom Barron added, “We welcome Townsend to our team. He will be a valuable addition to our bridge and tunnel division, and his technical acumen, leadership, and management skills present us with a unique asset.”