Ed Austin is ALDOT’s Assistant Chief Engineer for Policy and Planning. Ed began working at ALDOT in 1991 after graduating from Auburn University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Alabama.
Ed has held positions in various bureaus during his ALDOT career, including Design Bureau, Bridge Bureau, County Transporation Bureau and Innovative Programs Bureau. Prior to his appointment in the Chief Engineer's Office, he served as State Innovative Programs Engineer.
As an Assistant Chief Engineer, Ed oversees the Bureaus of Office Engineer, Transportation Planning and Modal Programs, County Transportation and Innovative Programs.