Edward N. Austin, Assistant Chief Engineer, Policy and Planning

ALDOT Administrative Office
1409 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, AL 36110
334.242.6751
FAX: 334.262.8041
austine@dot.state.al.us

Stacey Dakwa, Executive Secretary
334.242.6318
dakwas@dot.state.al.us



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Edward (Ed) Austin is ALDOT’s Assistant Chief Engineer for Policy and Planning. He began working with ALDOT in 1991 after graduating from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree. Ed is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Alabama.

Ed has held engineering positions in several bureaus during his ALDOT career, including Design Bureau, Bridge Bureau, Local Transportation Bureau and Innovative Programs Bureau. Prior to his appointment to the Chief Engineer’s Office on January 1, 2016, he served as State Innovative Programs Engineer.

As Assistant Chief Engineer for Policy and Planning, Ed oversees the operation and administration for Office Engineer Bureau, Research and Development Bureau, Local Transportation Bureau, Innovative Programs Bureau and Computer Services Bureau.

Ed and his wife, Linnea, live in Auburn, Alabama and have four sons; Tyler, Taylor, Riley and Ryan.