Nicholas Broussard, PE, PTP
Nicholas joined Neel-Schaffer in 2009 and has more than 10 years of experience as a Transportation Engineer, with a focus on transportation planning, travel demand modeling, and traffic engineering.
Based in the firm’s Lafayette (LA) office, Nick is a Registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana and is also a registered Professional Transportation Planner.
Prior to joining the firm, he worked for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. He has experience in strategic visioning and planning, public and stakeholder outreach, multimodal travel demand and traffic modeling, demographic forecasting, region-wide safety data analysis, traffic studies, and corridor studies. Nick has served as a planner for 10 local and regional transportation plans in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas.
Since joining Neel-Schaffer, he has continued to work with travel demand modeling and GIS software. He has worked on transportation models for the Houma/Thibodaux, Monroe, Alexandria/Pineville, Vernon Parish, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, and Monroe areas in Louisiana, a transportation model for the Texarkana area, and on transportation models for Hattiesburg, Jackson, Oxford, and Golden Triangle in Mississippi. He is currently working on updating the transportation models for the small urban areas in Mississippi and the newest Alexandria/ Pineville transportation model. He continues to use his crash analysis skills for these models. He has also been involved in the public outreach and visioning processes of the transportation plans.