James Ruddell

Vice President, WSP USA

James T. Ruddell holds a BSCE from Stanford University. He began his career as a field engineer and superintendent with international contractors building processing and power generation facilities, and the space shuttle launch pad at Vandenberg AFB. Since then Jim has been a major project and program manager on infrastructure works. He is currently leading WSP’s services for the $740M replacement of the Harry W. Nice Bridge spanning the Potomac River and for the $2.4B Durham-Orange Light Rail project. His previous major projects included the $1.2B Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement project in Long Beach, CA and the $2.3B Woodrow Wilson Bridge replacement in Alexandria, VA.


Woodrow Wilson Bridge Replacement Project: A Mega-Project Success Story
Monday, April 30, 2018 – 11:00 am
Overview of the successful Washington, DC–area Woodrow Wilson Bridge Replacement Project. Will highlight challenges and lessons learned, including application of scheduling best practices from the GAO Schedule Guide.

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