Gary Parikh PE, GE

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Gary Parikh, Senior Principal,  founded PARIKH Consultants, Inc. in 1993, and has more than 49 years of experience in California and Hawaii. Gary has managed more than 1,450 complex and multidimensional projects. Over the course of his career, Gary has developed an extensive knowledge base; building working relationships with key stakeholders at agencies and municipalities throughout California. His record of excellence in managing projects brings value added engineering to clients. Gary’s expertise has helped to mitigate constructability issues on projects resulting in cost savings. Gary acted as Co-Principal Investigator for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) sponsored Research on Drilled Shafts for Bridge Foundations, which developed quality control requirements and non-destructive testing procedures for  cast-in-drilled-hole (CIDH) piles. His project experience includes:

  • Cargill North Extension, Hayward, Alameda County, CA
  • US-101 Capitol Expressway IC Improvements, Santa Clara County, CA
  • I-80 Express Lanes East and West Segments,  Solano County, CA
  • I-505 Vacaville Parkway Corridor Multi-Modal Improvements,  Solano County, CA
  • Vasona Corridor Light Rail Transit Extension Project, Santa Clara County, CA
  • BART Earthquake Safety Program, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties, CA
  • SR-237/I-880 Interchange and SR-17/I-880/I-280 Interchange Projects, Santa Clara County, CA
  • VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension, Phases 1 & 2, Alameda and Santa Clara Counties, CA
  • San Francisco International Airport, South Terminal Modernization Program, San Francisco County, CA
  • Express Lanes, I-880 and I-680 corridors, Alameda, Contra Costa, and Santa Clara Counties, CA


  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Materials Engineering
  • Civil Engineer, CA C-24227
  • Geotechnical Engineer, CA GE 666
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, M.S. University, India
  • M.S., Geotechnical Engineering, U.C. Berkeley
  • 49 years