Matthew Taverna, PE, Project Manager

Matthew Taverna

PE, Project Manager


Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

Graduate Certificate in Coastal Engineering

M. Eng. University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

Structural Engineering


B.S. Lafayette College

Easton, PA

Civil (Structural) Engineering

Professional Registration
Professional Engineer – CT


Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

Matthew Taverna is a Project Manager at RACE with experience in structural engineering on coastal

structures. Matt’s professional carrier includes structural analysis in marine applications, regulatory permitting, cost estimating, surveying and planning for various waterfront uses, preparation of contract documents, material specifications, and construction administration.

As an engineer, Matt has inspected and performed structural analysis assessments on timber, concrete and steel foundation piers, designed and prepared construction documents for timber, concrete and s

teel bulkheads including multiple variations of tie-back systems. He is proficient with numerical design applications typically used in coastal and structural engineering design programs, including but not limited to Land Development Desktop, Carlson Civil, RISA, and industry standard pile and bulkhead design software.


When not at the office, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, his 3 year old daughter and his 1 year old son. The active family loves to attend multiple sports events, including football, basketball, baseball and golf. The family is always up for a great walk to the pond, visiting the local zoos and venturing to new public parks. When he can, Mr. Taverna loves to go for a run, play nine holes of golf and take on home construction projects.

Proudly Serving Our Community for More than 21 Years.

Our mission is to enhance quality of life, experience, property & infrastructure by providing responsive solutions where water meets land.


RACE expertise embraces modern coastal engineering practices that are supported by a broad range of engineering disciplines including geotechnical and structural engineering as well as regulatory expertise.  Our full-range of professional services include:  coastal engineering, shoreline restoration and protection, inspections and rehabilitation of existing structures, design and planning of new marine structures, environmental permitting, hydrographic surveys, dredging planning and design, and marine construction administration.


RACE Coastal Engineering
611 Access Road

Stratford, CT  06615
Phone: 203.377.0663

Fax: 203.375.6561

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