Raymond Thompson

Ray is the CADD coordinator for HNTB-Boston’s office with more than 30 years of experience in plan production. He is responsible for supervising a staff of MicroStation, AutoCad, 3D Studio and TEKLA operators andDetailers. Ray also has experience with Inroads, assisting with the bridge geometric layouts, additionally produces 3D-models for interference checking, constructibility and structural detailing. Ray also produces 3D visualizations for marketing purposes utilizing 3D-Studio Max and Adobe Photoshop. Ray has supervised the plan preparation of most of the major assignments completed in the Boston office utilizing both computer-generated and manual methods.Ray is currently providing plan production for the replacement of I-95 Providence Viaduct and assisting with construction phase services on the Chelsea Street and Bates Bridge Replacement projects, as well as supporting various detailing assignments for the Portsmouth Memorial Bridge. Ray has also been responsible for detailing the towers for the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge in Boston and the U. S. Grant Bridge over the Ohio River. He has also managed HNTB’s CADD operations for the Storrow Drive Bridge and Central Artery/Tunnel D017A contract, Congress to North Street, in Boston.

Ray’s project experience includes:

  • Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
  • Whittier Bridge/ I-95 Improvement Design-Build
  • Newburyport/Amesbury/Salisbury, MA: CADD coordinator for the design-build Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement. As part of MassDOT’s Accelerated Bridge Program, the project involves replacement of the John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge carrying I-95 over the Merrimack River, replacement of Pine Hill and Evans Place Bridges, and rehabilitation and widening of I-95 over Route 110 and an abandoned railroad. Services provided by HNTB include bridge demolition, utility coordination, retaining walls, drainage and storm water treatment, roadway realignment and widening, interchange improvements, traffic management, lighting and aesthetics, architectural and historic bridge elements, landscape architecture, design of a shared-use path, environmental permitting, and public outreach.

Education

AS, 1979, Architectural Engineering, Wentworth Institute