Niraja Chandrapu, PE, PTOE

Senior Associate
Director, Engineering
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: 703-914-3729

Niraja has over 16 years of consulting experience serving both public and private clients through delivering transportation planning, traffic design and traffic operations professional services. She has experience working in Arlington County, City of Alexandria, Fairfax County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Stafford County, Caroline County, City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Culpeper County, Town of Dumfries, Town of Vienna, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, Town of Herndon, Town of Haymarket, Culpeper County and other. She is primarily responsible for management of projects in Prince William County and counties located along the I-95 corridor.

Her areas of expertise include traffic impact studies, parking studies, safety studies, school zone speed limit studies, speed studies, signal warrant and justification studies, multi-way stop studies, microsimulation studies, roundabout studies, corridor studies, access management assessment studies, turn lane assessment studies, crosswalk studies at signalized and unsignalized intersections, signal design, signal timing studies, and left turn studies. Niraja is known for her microsimulation skills, specially working on projects involving the use of VISSIM as an analysis tool. She is skilled in several software applications including, HCS, Synchro/Simtraffic, CORSIM, Sidra, PTV Vistro, PTV VISSIM and Microstation.  She is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.

Niraja resides in Loudoun County with her husband and two kids. In her free time, she enjoys going on walks, listening to music and catching up with friends.


University of Massachusetts
Master of Science, Civil Engineering

Osmania University
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering


Professional Engineer (Civil) – Virginia
Professional Traffic Operations Engineer