JMT Welcomes Three New Professionals

July 21, 2017

Kimberly McCool, PE, PMP has joined the firm as a Senior Associate in the Herndon, Virginia office.  Kim will be working with the Transportation group, providing project management and oversight for projects in Virginia.  Kim has over 24 years of diverse experience in the highway industry.  She has worked in both the public and private sectors, giving her a unique perspective on project delivery.  Her most recent experience was with the Federal Highway Administration.  She also spent nine years at VDOT working in Fairfax and Loudoun counties.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Science from the University of Maryland.  Kim can be reached at or 703-464-7746.

Sujith Racha, PE, PTOE has joined the Herndon Traffic Team as a Project Manager and Senior Associate. He has twelve years of experience in transportation/traffic engineering. His responsibilities included managing supervising and reviewing multiple traffic engineering tasks including traffic operations and safety studies, environmental assessment studies (noise analysis and noise barrier modeling), signal design, signing and marking design, traffic and corridor studies, traffic analyses/simulations, transportation concept development, ITS/advanced transportation management system projects, and intersection improvement projects.  He has extensive knowledge working on both design-build and design, bid-build projects from analysis to preliminary design through PS&E. He is proficient in many Traffic Engineering, safety modeling, noise modeling and design tools, including VISSIM, CORSIM, HCS, SYNCHRO/SIMTRAFFIC, AGi32, Traffic Noise Model and MicroStation.  Sujith can be reached at 703-464-7745 or at

Lauren Souther, RPA has joined the Natural and Cultural Resources group in Richmond as an Archaeologist.   Lauren has 12 years of experience.  She holds a Bachelors in Archaeology from the University of North Carolina and a Masters in Anthropology from East Carolina University.  She will be leading the  field efforts for archaeological surveys and testing projects. Her vast experience in cultural resource management includes extensive experience in all phases of archaeological investigations as well as public archaeology, remote sensing, artifact analysis, archaeological site and historic structure assessment and mitigation, and site management.  Lauren can be reached at 804-655-4827 or by email at

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