Glenn Bottomley, P.E., F.ASCE, the senior supervising civil engineer and senior project manager for WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff), has been elevated to the status of Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Bottomley’s engineering achievements and recognitions include obtaining a WSP Technical Fellow certification for hydraulics and hydrology, receiving the 2013 Engineering Excellence Award for his North Beach Stormwater Pump Station and Ocean Outfall Project, being project manager for the 2001 VDOT Drainage Manual, and responsibility for technical development and plan production for a) the Coleman Bridge Replacement Project, where he was selected to represent WSP in receiving the ASCE Virginia Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award, and b) the 10-miles of Chesapeake Expressway.
He served as chairperson for the first ASCE Hampton Roads Transportation Report Card and was a champion for the Public and Government Relations efforts. Bottomley carried that experience to the state level to help lead the very first ASCE Virginia Infrastructure Report Card (2009), with an update following in 2013. He has appeared in press releases, newscasts, talk shows, and interviews as he’s worked diligently to inform the public of the value of infrastructure as an investment and to motivate the community in encouraging elected officials to dedicate comprehensive infrastructure funding.
Bottomley serves his alma mater of Old Dominion University and the professional community in a leadership role on the Civil and Environmental Engineering Visiting Council, which links the professional engineering community with students and faculty. CEEVC serves an ABET accreditation function and conducts fundraising activities to provide academic and assistantship scholarships with the overall goal of enhancing the educational experience at ODU.