Lauren Rita Antenucci, PE, currently serves as Urban's construction manager for the $65 million Vine Street Expressway bridge project in Philadelphia, which entails the replacement of seven bridge superstructures carrying 22nd Street, 21st Street, 20th Street/Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Free Library Pedestrian Bridge, 19th Street, Family Court Pedestrian Bridge, and 18th Street over the Vine Street Expressway (SR 676). Lauren noted that it has been rewarding to see the beautification of the area surrounding the Benjamin Franklin Parkway which also involves landscaping improvements as well as the realignment of the area surrounding the Franklin Institute. “It is an honor to manage the improvement of one of Philadelphia’s iconic roadways which has been highlighted during such recent events as Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia in 2015, the NFL Draft in 2017, and the Eagles Super Bowl LII Parade in 2018,” she said.
Through her career at Urban, Lauren has committed her talents to the firm's advancement. Whether it's managing construction projects, serving as a consultant for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and participating in various professional societies she has been able to share her knowledge, helping fulfill the firm's goal of fostering a diverse and effective workforce. In the future, she will continue to serve in a management role and continually advance in her career. Lauren will always strive for success in her pursuits.