Bob Portera, PE
Bob joined Neel-Schaffer in 2008 and has nearly 40 years of experience in corridor/ environmental studies, surveying, and transportation engineering design projects.
In his current position in the firm’s Birmingham (AL) office, Bob serves as Senior Transportation Engineer Manager, and NEPA Specialist for all ongoing ALDOT projects.
As an engineering manager and environmental specialist, he has been responsible for guiding transportation projects through the ALDOT Plan development process and the NEPA process. He has coordinated public involvement and resource agency coordination for a full range of projects, small to complex. He has extensive experience on transportation projects, with a good understanding of the factors that are involved in implementing state-of-the-practice Access Management improvements along transportation corridors.
Bob has worked in state and federal government roles, as well as held increasingly responsible positions in the private sector. Bob previously worked for the Federal Highway Administration and ALDOT.