Alexander J. Litwornia, PE, PP


Mr. Litwornia has over 35 years of experience in traffic and transportation engineering. As a consultant, Mr. Litwornia has represented various clients including municipalities. Mr. Litwornia has performed various air quality, noise and traffic studies throughout the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Mr. Litwornia is a certified noise analyst.

Litwornia Associates, Inc. recently completed a multi-year contract with NJDEP to review mobile and stationary source permit applications. Mr. Litwornia has performed various air quality reviews for municipalities and has performed studies for various clients.

As Transportation Engineer for Burlington County, Mr. Litwornia was responsible for directing County traffic and transportation planning activities. Mr. Litwornia had direct management and administrative responsibility for the Transportation Division with overall program responsibilities for administration, traffic signal installation and maintenance, sign fabrication and installation, traffic operation, and transportation and land use planning activities. Additional responsibilities included construction management, grant application and administration, monitoring activities, and regional, state and local coordination of various plans and programs.

Prior to working in Burlington County in 1982, Mr. Litwornia was Director of the Tri-State Regional Planning Commission's Transportation Planning Division in New York City with responsibility for directing six planning groups. He had overall program responsibility for traffic analyses, transportation plan development, transportation systems management planning, elderly and handicapped planning, model development, trip generation, monitoring activities, contract administration, grant application and administration, air quality planning, environmental analyses, and State and sub-regional coordination of various plans and programs. Responsibilities in conjunction with these program areas included publication of various Commission reports, formal presentations at Commission meetings, public presentations, interagency coordination and duties of Staff Secretary of the Commission's Transportation Technical Advisory Group.

Previously, as Manager of the Commission's Inter-modal Planning Group, Mr. Litwornia was responsible for various programs, including the Region's $9 billion Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for capital construction, the Transportation Systems Management Element (TSME), air quality evaluations, elderly and handicapped planning activities. Responsibilities also included monitoring and evaluating highway construction, directing impact analyses of commercial and residential development, recommending areas for development, coordinating state traffic counting programs, and determining highway efficiency with conventional, as well as experimental techniques utilizing aerial observations. Mr. Litwornia also reviewed and analyzed the impact on the transportation system of various highway and land use development proposals and performed transportation studies in regard to large-scale projects such as Gateway National Park, the lower Hudson Waterfront Development and residential development at Floyd Bennett.

Field. Mr. Litwornia also organized and directed the Manhattan Hub-bound Travel Study which analyzed travel into New York City.

Prior to joining Tri-State in 1971, Mr. Litwornia was a consultant with Edwards and Kelcey's Transportation Division. He was engaged in the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Comprehensive Transportation Study. Responsibilities in conjunction with the study included traffic and model development and application, traffic network analysis and travel forecasts. Work included transportation engineering for large scale commercial developments. Mr. Litwornia has had similar responsibilities while engaged in the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation Study Update for a 300 square mile area in Maine.

Mr. Litwornia was a Civil Engineer Officer in the U. S. Air Force. As Assistant Base Civil Engineer in Alaska, Captain Litwornia was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for his immediate actions in protecting air base facilities during a severe arctic storm. His responsibilities included supervision of over 100 personnel to direct the maintenance and repair of over one million square feet of buildings, roadway, airport facilities and a power plant. Captain Litwornia also directed new construction on a continuing basis including new buildings, rehabilitation of existing buildings.

While Chief of Industrial Engineering at Williams Air Force Base, Lieutenant Litwornia was directly responsible for supervising the evaluation of work performed by all base engineering personnel, the maintenance of all administrative reports and correspondence, all real estate management including facility utilization evaluations, and the compilation of cost data and budget expenditures. Before entering the Air Force, Mr. Litwornia was an engineer and foreman for the Arnold Construction Company. Responsibilities included the completion of construction proposals, preparation of cost estimates and supervision of site development work.

Mr. Litwornia is a Registered Professional Engineer and Planner. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the National Association of Professional Accident Reconstruction Specialists, Inc., the American Society of Highway Engineers, the Builders League of South Jersey, and the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. He has taken advance engineering courses at Arizona State University.

Various Projects

Long Island Expressway Alternatives Analysys

Analysis of various proposed routes and improvements, for the Long Island Expressway (I 495) - Brooklyn/Queens Expressway. (Project Director at TSRPC)

Portland Maine Comprehensive Transportation Study

Update of Previous Study to determine feasibility of Maine Turnpike Spur. (Transportation Eng. at E&K)

Recreational Traffic in N.J. N.Y. N.Y.C. Metropolitan Area

Analysis of Summer Sunday Traffic in the Region. (Project Director at TSRPC)

Williamsport, Pa. Transportation Study

Inventory of existing land use, traffic and roadways and future travel projections. (Transportation Eng. at E&K)

Gateway National Park Transportation Access Study

Transportation access to the proposed National Park by bus, rail and automobile. (Project Director at TSRPC)

I-287 Impact Analysis in Northern New Jersey

Analysis of the proposed completion of I 287 in Northern New Jersey and impacts on the NY Thruway and the Tappan Zee Bridge.

Transition Plan for Elderly and Handicapped in the NYand NJ Metropolitan Area

Plan to develop transportation system that will be accessible to elderly and handicapped for all transit systems.

Measures of Effectiveness of Transportation System Management Alternatives

Managed Consultant Study to determine cost effective transportation alternatives. (Study Manager at TSRPC)

Transportation Improvement Programs

Responsible for Capital Improvement Programs for the NY, NJ, Conn Metro Area for Transportation Projects Totaling over $15 Billion. (Project Director at TSRPC)

State Implementation Plan for Transportation Related Pollutants for the CT NY NJ Metro Area

Prepared Air Quality Plans for urbanized area to meet the requirements of the Clean Air Act. (Project Director at TSRPC)

Lower Hudson County Transportation Plan

Prepared short and long range transportation plan to assess proposed developments along the waterfront. (Project Director at TSRPC)

Feasibility Study For Proposed Housing at Floyd Bennet Field

Review of transportation and land use to determine the feasibility of large scale residential developments. (Project Director at TSRPC)

Hub Bound Travel Study

Study of the number of people entering lower Manhattan on a typical weekday by all modes. Project Director at TSRPC)

I-95 Traffic Study in Southern New Jersey

Study of existing and proposed travel patterns in the I 95 corridor to determine feasibility of construction. (Project Director at TSRPC)

I-287 Missing Link Connection in Morristown, N.J.

Nationally published FHWA report on reduction in traffic congestion due to the completion of a missing road link. (Study Director at TSRPC)

Newark, N.J. Topics

Intersection improvements in Newark, NJ. (Transp. Eng. at E&K)

Intersection Signalization Designs

Design of traffic signals at various locations in Burlington County. (County Traffic Engineer)

Elk Center Transportation Report Gloucester County

Transportation Study for large scale housing, hotel, shopping center, and flex office space. (Project Director)

Construction Management

Manage, coordinate and expedite the construction of an $18 million building. (Construction Engineer)

Various Membership

Past Member
Governors Committee For Inspection and Maintenance
N.Y. State Motor Vehicles
Past Tri State Staff Representative
Governors Advisory Committee to the Long Island Sound Bridge Crossing Study
Past Institute of Transportation Engineers Representative
Technical Advisory Committee to the I 95 Corridor Study - Southern New Jersey
Past Tri State Staff Member
Route 9W Interstate Trucking Task Force - New Jersey and New York
Past Member
Institute of Transportation Engineers Committee 55 mile per hour speed limit - Co-authored national publication in ITE Magazine
Past Member
Advisory Committee to the National Commission on Air Quality Metropolitan New York Study
Life Member
Institute of Transportation Engineers Metropolitan New York Chapter

Additional Projects

Mr. Litwornia has also worked on various traffic studies throughout the Region including:

  • Royal Insurance Accident Analysis, Navesink
  • Park Avenue Variety Store Traffic Study, Orange
  • Ginsberg Office Traffic Study, Voorhees
  • Silvergate Traffic Study, Elk
  • Provisiero Condo Traffic Study, Wanaque
  • Farrel Accident Analysis, Washington Township
  • Derbyshire Mayflower Traffic Study, Wyckoff
  • Eagle Shopping Center Traffic Study, Ewing
  • Newton Trust Traffic Study, Hamburg
  • Jamie Estates Traffic Study, Parsippany
  • Village Square Traffic Study, Monmouth Beach
  • Village Square Traffic Study, Parsippany
  • Peralta Apartment Traffic Study, Hackensack
  • Traffic Consultant to the Township of Old Bridge
  • RGC Realty Traffic Study, North Brunswick
  • Dump Site Traffic Study, Delran
  • Mount Holly Parking Study
  • Prime Motor Inns Traffic Study, Clifton
  • Burger King Traffic Study, Montgomery