ITSNJ Professional Award

The ITSNJ Professional category recognizes an individual who has advanced ITS in New Jersey.


KevinHayes2020 ITSNJ Professional Award Recipient
Kevin P. Hayes, PE

Kevin is an Engineer with Jacobs having been with the engineering firm since 2003. In his 18-year professional career, Kevin has served various agencies throughout the State as an ITS project manager, engineer, integrator, and contractor. Throughout his career, Kevin has helped each of these agencies achieve innovative ITS design and deployment solutions in areas such as adaptive and coordinated traffic signal systems, communications networking, ITS device deployment, and transit signal priority applications.

Kevin is currently serving as the project manager on NJDOT’s Connected Technology Integration and Implementation project, which was recognized as a notable project this year. Kevin has also served the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority as the project manager, lead designer, integrator, and maintenance engineer for the Meadowlands Adaptive Signal System for Traffic Reduction. Kevin was responsible for designing, integrating, and now maintaining 128 traffic signals into a self-adaptive network.

Under the NJDOT Statewide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineering Support Services, Kevin served as the statewide system integrator providing ITS Engineering Support Services for several major Interstate corridors, including I-287, I-295 and the NJ Turnpike Ramp at Route 3, Route 120, and Route 3 Interchange among others. Kevin is a member of ITS America with numerous specialized training.

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