Key leadership developments have been announced as we expand the services we provide in our Jacksonville office. Daryl Myers, PE, has been promoted to transportation manager for our Southeast operations, and David Stroud, PE, AICP, has joined our Jacksonville office as a project manager, bringing extensive traffic engineering and transportation planning expertise.
Myers has 18 years of professional engineering experience related to roadway and drainage collection system design for projects ranging from major roadway improvements to minor intersection improvements. He has performed roadway project designs ranging from turn lane additions at intersections to expansion of a roadway from a two-lane rural section to a four-lane, median divided urban section with a major bridge overpass; Resurfacing, Restoration & Rehabilitation (3R) projects; trails; and sidewalks. Elements of work he oversees include survey, right-of-way mapping and acquisition, roadway design, stormwater collection and treatment, soil and subsurface investigations, permitting, utility relocation and coordination, and public meetings. He will oversee transportation operations in our Jacksonville, Tampa, and Titusville offices.
Stroud has more than 35 years of transportation planning and traffic engineering experience. He has served as a consultant to state departments of transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, municipalities, and other consulting firms regarding transportation corridor improvements, traffic access and circulation, parking demand and supply, parking facility design, urban development issues, and highway network computer modeling. Stroud’s specialties include high-occupancy vehicle to high-occupancy toll lane conversions, interstate master planning, transportation corridor and interchange studies, central business district traffic access and circulation, parking demand and supply, parking facility design, mass transit planning and operations, travel demand forecasting, and microsimulation.
“Daryl is known for his attentiveness to clients and his familiarity with regulatory aspects of projects and will make sure these qualities shine through in our Florida transportation projects,” says Jay Saxena, PE, vice president. “David brings a rare level of understanding of transportation corridors throughout Florida, sharpening our ability to hit the ground running on projects around the state.”
Myers is a registered professional engineer in Florida and South Carolina. He holds a bachelor of science in environmental engineering from the University of Florida and has been active in the Florida Stormwater Association. He has been with Ayres Associates since 2002.
Stroud is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners and is a registered professional engineer in Florida, North Carolina, Texas, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. He holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from Youngstown State University in Ohio. He is active in the Transportation Research Board’s efforts with managed lanes, planning applications, and programming and investment decision-making.