Patrick Joseph Prancl

Adjunct Professor

Civil Engineering - Construction Management


Born 01-31-69 in Brooklyn, New York. Married, father of three.


City University of New York, Class of 2000

Ph.D., Civil Engineering

City College of CUNY, Class of 1993

M.E., Civil Engineering

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Class of 1991

B.S., Civil Engineering


El Sol Contracting & Construction Corporation

Project Manager

Gowanus Expressway / Prospect Expressway Interchange, Brooklyn, New York

Cross Bay Bridge Rehabilitation, Queens, New York

Serve as project manager, scheduler, and project engineer for the above $149 million $72 million bridge projects.

From: July 2007 to present

Minuteman Construction Management LLC.

President / Proprietor

Serve as proprietor of independent consultant providing CPM Scheduling Services, Temporary Shielding and Shoring Design, Form-Work and False-Work Design, Scaffolding Design, Structural Lifting Plans and Computations, and Equipment Analysis for various clients.

From: March 2005 to present

City College of New York

Adjunct Professor

Develop curriculum and instruct the following Undergraduate and Graduate courses:

* Construction Project Management

* Civil Engineering Management

* Highway Design and Engineering

* Traffic Engineering

* Flexible and Rigid Pavement Design

* Advanced Engineering Mathematics

From: January 1995 to present

Conti Enterprises

Project Manager

Driscoll Bridge Rehabilitation, Keasbey, New Jersey

Serve as project manager, scheduler, and project engineer for the above $101 million bridge project.

From: May 2005 to June 2007

New York State Department of Transportation – Region 11 Construct

Engineer In Charge / Civil Engineer II

Serve as Resident Engineer on the following heavy / highway projects in the City of New York:

* Reconstruction of Route 9A – South Promenade - $70 million

* Rehabilitation of the Gowanus Expressway Viaduct - $40 million

* Rehabilitation of the I-278 Viaduct - $72 million

* Resurfacing of the Staten Island Expressway - $42 million

* Bridge Reconstruction on Route 440N - $10 million

* Cross Island Parkway / Linden Boulevard Interchange - $2 million

* Rehabilitation of the NYC West Side Piers - $5 million


From: May 1991 to May 2005

Authored + Edited Books

Basic Highway Engineering

Basic Construction Engineering

Basic Bridge Design

Awards + Distinctions

Deputy Chief Engineer’s Citation, NYSDOT Office of Construction May 2005.

Milton Pikarsky Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, CCNY, 1995.

Outstanding Achievement for Graduate Studies Citation, CCNY, 1993.


American Society of Civil Engineers – Member

American Engineering Alliance – Member

Research Interests

Construction Engineering

Construction Materials

Pavement Design and Mana

General / Collaborative Research

Co-Investigator:  R02005881 – Review and Development of Life-Cycle Cost and Network Analysis Procedures for NYSDOT Pavements.  With N. A. Parker, CCNY, 1995 – 1996.

Author:  A Life Cycle Cost Analysis Procedure for Selecting and Evaluating Durable Pavemetn Structures using SHRP-LTPP Mechanistic-Empiracle Relationships, CUNY, 2000.