UTC Partner Lead

David Orr, B.S., Ph.D, P.E.

Cornell University Local Roads ProgramSenior Extension Associate, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University

Cornell Local Roads Program
416 Riley-Robb Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

David P. Orr, PE, PhD. is Director / Senior Engineer for the Cornell University Local Roads Program, the New York State LTAP Center. With over 30 years in the local highway community, David has experiences covering the gamut from the field to the office and from storms to sunny days. He has a broad range of expertise and experience in highway engineering and construction, including design, inspection, project management, purchasing, budgeting and supervision.

David interacts with local, state and national partners and works closely with CLRP customers and provides technical assistance to highway and public works officials in New York State. He is the 2018-2019 President of the NLTAPA, the association of 52 LTAP & TTAP Centers located across the county. Before joining the Program, he worked for eight years at the Yates County Highway Department. He is a licensed professional engineer in New York State and has Ph.D. on low-volume roads from Cornell University.

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