Daniel McCormack is an Associate at BETA with over 30 years of experience in project management and highway design. Dan has managed and overseen the design of major highway, complete street, and trail projects for MassDOT and various municipalities. His role in acquiring agency permits for these projects has been instrumental to their success and advancement to construction. Dan often attends design and permitting public hearings to present important projects to the public.
Dan has extensive experience in stormwater management, right-of-way acquisitions, and Temporary Traffic Control Plan (TTCP) design. He coordinated one of MassDOT’s first projects that utilized Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) technology to determine the precise location of underground utilities. He has years of experience in utility coordination and has attended numerous field utility coordination meetings with public and private utilities and MassDOT’s District Utility and Constructability Engineers.
Well-versed in various federal, state, and local professional engineering standards, Dan has prepared and signed-off on several Design Exception Reports (DERs) and Architectural Access Board (AAB) Variances. He has prepared contract drawings, special provisions, cost estimates, traffic signal permits, traffic control agreements, and street lighting agreements for various projects.
Dan is a graduate of Northeastern University and is a registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and serves on the ITE Pedestrian/Bicycle Council. In his free time, Dan volunteers as a Future City essay judge, rides in the annual Pan-Mass Challenge Winter Cycle fundraiser events to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and volunteers on the safety team at his church He also enjoys fitness training and constructing stone masonry walls.