Solutions to move people, goods and your project forward.

Today’s infrastructure must be built with an eye toward the future. Shifting demographics, increasing populations and growing economies dictate how goods and people navigate the built environment. Meeting tomorrow’s mobility challenges requires technical expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and innovative solutions. LAN delivers balanced solutions to transportation demands with a team of dedicated professionals. We understand that listening to clients and involving the community for input on issues and desired outcomes are essential. We make quality, cost-effective and leading-edge solutions our goal in order to satisfy both clients and the community today and in years to come.

Services LAN provides include:

  • Bridge design
  • Feasibility and corridor studies
  • Highway design and construction phase services
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Neighborhood traffic management
  • Pedestrian and bicycle planning and design
  • Public outreach/involvement
  • Roadway design
  • Signal timing plans
  • Toll roads and express lanes
  • Traffic analysis, 3D simulation & design
  • Transportation planning

10,596 square miles covered by LAN transportation master planning efforts since 2004

LAN engineers hold TxDOT precertifications in 42 categories

Transportation Services Leadership

Bob Austin

Bob Austin, P.E.

Senior Associate, Team Leader


Bob Austin is a leader in the transportation preliminary engineering and design arena with more than 32 years of progressive experience in project management and design. Pre-certified in 21 TxDOT engineering categories of planning and design, he wrote the latest TxDOT Preliminary Design Course Manual and instructs both it and the PS&E Package course for TxDOT.

As the Transportation Planning and  Development Director for the Laredo District and PM on many feasibility studies, preliminary engineering and PS&E projects, he has managed major transportation engineering projects across Texas involving new location toll roads, interstate and rural highways, 2, 3, 4 and 5-level interchanges, farm-to-market roads, urban arterials and railroad and river bridges. Mr. Austin is knowledgeable and experienced in implementing Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures in both traditional design-bid-build and in design-build projects. He has also managed many TxDOT projects, a Hays County Bond Program and uses his experience to complete projects on-time and within budget.

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Joel L. Schramm

Joel L. Schramm, P.E.

Regional Transportation Manager


Joel Schramm is the Regional Transportation Manager focused on directing transportation projects with experience including project management, preliminary engineering, and the preparation of construction plans, specifications, and estimates. Mr. Schramm has led transportation program management and tollway design projects throughout Texas. He is an expert at the transportation project development process from initial needs assessment to final construction management and administration.  He has facilitated numerous funding agreements between public entities to ensure efficient and timely project development, including toll feasibility and financing studies. Through his marketing efforts, he has sold over $25 million worth of transportation services projects in the past 10 years including over $2 billion worth of construction.

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Johnathan A. Terrazas

Johnathan A. Terrazas, P.E.

Associate, Bridge Engineering Manager


Johnathan Terrazas has over 12 years of experience in inspecting, planning, designing and load rating highway and railway structures. His experience includes two years with TxDOT in the Fort Worth District Bridge Design Section, and serving as the structural technical/task lead for projects ranging from multi-level interchanges and multi-modal bridges to off-system bridge replacements. In addition to his extensive experience as a bridge designer, his expertise also includes retaining wall and culvert design.

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