Linda L. Huff, P.E.

Principal, Senior Vice President & Chicago District Office Manager
“Developing sustainable infrastructure provides opportunities for us to balance tradeoffs between natural resources and social benefits to create an optimal solution and livable community.”

Ms. Huff has over 44 years of experience and was President of Huff & Huff for 34 years prior to their acquisition by GZA. She has directed technical projects throughout that time period.  She is a registered professional engineer with a chemical engineering degree from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Her environmental experience covers many aspects of environmental analysis (anti-degradation analysis, remediation, risk assessment, and water quality).  She is a pre-qualified EA and EIS lead for transportation projects.

Ms. Huff was a member of the IDOT–ACEC committee to develop sustainable practices for roadways. Additionally, Ms. Huff directed the evaluation and preparation of sustainable practices for design and construction of Runway 9C at O’Hare Airport utilizing the “Sustainable Airport Manual” criteria.  Ms. Huff directed sustainable concepts for the Illinois Tollway’s first green interchange and participated in the development of the sustainable rating system for the Illinois Tollway. She has been involved with developing sustainable storm water practices for the Illinois Tollway, including bioswales, infiltration trenches, and porous pavement.