VDOT appoints new resident engineer

Published 11:58 am Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), has announced the appointment of Scott D. Frederick P.E. to the position of VDOT Farmville Resident Engineer. Frederick’s appointment will become effective April 25. In addition to the Town of Farmville he will serve Charlotte, Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward counties.

Frederick is a Virginia Tech graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.

According to VDOT District Engineer, Christopher Winstead, P.E., Frederick comes to his new position in the Farmville area well-armed with the capabilities and background experience to meet the challenge head-on.

Winstead went on to say that, “Frederick has worked for the Georgia Department of Transportation, (GDOT) for 12 years. During that time, he has filled the position of Construction project manager, Assistant Area Engineer, Local Grants Coordinator and Area Engineer.”

Frederick has spent the last 3 . years as the manager of the Gainesville Area GDOT office, performed construction inspections as well as other responsibilities of the job.

During his time with GDOT, he managed a major widening project on Interstate 95 as well as a bridge replacement on the Chattahoochee River.

Winstead extended his full measure of confidence that Frederick would prove an invaluable asset in his new position and also in his work alongside Carrie Shepheard, as an integral member of an effective team, comprised of the pair as they work to serve the needs of the area.

As previously reported in the Dec. 26, 2018, edition of The Charlotte Gazette, Shepheard stepped up to fill the role of acting resident engineer, left vacant with the announcement by then resident engineer, Scot Shippee.