Richard Jaffe, PE is the Director of Highway Engineering at Advantage Engineering Associates (AEA). He comes from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) with over 30 years of highway experience. Mr. Jaffe served as the NJDOT Deputy State Transportation Engineer during the years 2008-2016. Beginning in 2012 he was the NJDOT’s Director of Capital Program Support responsible for the Design Standards, Program Management Office, Utility Management, and Landscape Architecture & Environmental Solutions units.
Mr. Jaffe brings extensive experience in leading Value Engineering studies and developing Work Zone Traffic Staging. Notable projects he was involved with include Route 1&9/St. Pauls Avenue, Route I-295 Rubblization (MP 45-57), Route 206 Hillsborough Bypass, and the Route 3/Route 46/Valley Road/ Interchange.
Mr. Jaffe was the NJDOT member on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Design and had previously been the NJDOT member on the AASHTO Value Engineering Technical Committee. Mr. Jaffe has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.