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David Goodyear, PE, SE, PEng, NAE

Senior Vice President
Chief Bridge Engineer, Americas


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David Goodyear

A pioneer in cable-stayed bridge design and construction, David Goodyear has more than 36 years of experience in the design and construction of concrete, steel, segmental, and cable-stayed bridges.

David has served T.Y. Lin International as a Senior Vice President since 1996, and he is currently Chief Bridge Engineer for North American Operations.

David has led the design for major bridge engineering projects ranging from cable-stayed bridges to significant arch structures. He is the Engineer of Record for the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge at Hoover Dam, which is part of the Hoover Dam Bypass Project; the Crooked River Bridge in Redmond, OR; and the Port Mann Bridge in Vancouver, BC. David's work has included a number of major composite bridge structures, including the cable-stayed alternative for the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and a number of cable-stayed bridge construction projects throughout the U.S.

David was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2013 and was cited "for leadership in concrete segmental, cable-stayed, and hybrid bridge design and construction."

A Charter Member and recent past Chairman of the Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) Committee on Cable-Stayed Bridges, David was the recipient of the 2012 PTI Fellow Award for his outstanding contributions to the post-tensioning industry and for his significant contributions to PTI committees. He received the Golden Beaver Award in 2009, recognizing his excellence in bridge engineering.

David is a past president of the Structural Engineers Association of Washington.