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July Technical Meeting – I-81 Corridor Improvement Program


Presentation Topic: The origins and current status of the I-81 Corridor Improvement Program

Abstract: The I-81 Corridor Improvement Program is a unique program with a dedicated funding stream that spans the entire 325 mile length of Interstate 81 within Virginia.  The corridor passes through three VDOT Districts and numerous Counties, Cities, and Towns in western Virginia.  This presentation will review the origins, purpose, objectives, and current status of the I-81 Corridor Improvement Program.

Presenter: Dave Covington, P.E.

Speaker Bio: Dave Covington, P.E. has over 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, with diverse experience in design, maintenance and construction.  In design and construction, he has managed complex design-bid-build projects and large-scale design-build projects, both with private engineering consultants to VDOT and as an employee of VDOT. Covington utilizes sound risk-management principles to ensure that projects are delivered safely, completed ahead of schedule and under budget, and that Virginia residents and taxpayers received good value for their investments. Covington is currently serving as VDOT’s Program Delivery Director for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Program.

Covington is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech.

When: Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 12:00 PM.

Registration: Registration for this event has been closed.

free lunch will provided to 10 random Richmond ASCE members who sign up by July 15th!