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Harry Rice Joins Barge Design Solutions as Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning Director

6 / May / 2019

Atlanta, GA - Harry Rice has joined Barge Design Solutions as the firm’s Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning Director. 

He has nearly 40 years of experience in transportation and traffic engineering across the Southeast. Prior to joining Barge, Rice worked at Atkins North America for 34 years supporting transportation and traffic projects for various Departments of Transportation. At Barge, Rice will be responsible for strengthening and growing Barge’s traffic engineering and transportation planning capabilities across the entire 15-office footprint of the firm and will be primarily located in the Gwinnett office.

Daniel Spann, Business Unit Director for Transportation, is pleased to have Rice on board and is looking forward to the experience and expertise he will bring to the team. “Harry is someone in the industry I met early in my career, and I’m excited to finally work with him. He is a seasoned and respected industry leader across our footprint, and will be a valuable addition to our transportation business unit.”

Rice is a graduate of Auburn (B.S., Civil Engineering) and Georgia Tech (M.S., Civil Engineering; Master of City Planning). He is a Professional Engineer in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and Mississippi, as well as an active member of his community, participating in a variety of organizations and boards. He graduated from Leadership Gwinnett in 2003 and has served on their Steering Committee since 2012. He is currently on the Program’s Management Team in charge of Metrics and Measurements. He also is a Regional Leadership Institute (RLI) graduate.

Rice previously served on both the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. His commitment to his community is also evidenced by how he chooses to use his time outside of work. He volunteers locally for several organizations, including the American Red Cross and Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan’s Purse).