Ronnie Baldwin Appointed Chief Engineer of ALDOT | News
MONTGOMERY – Transportation Director John Cooper has appointed longtime Department of Transportation employee Ronnie Baldwin as chief engineer, effective Monday, Jan. 7, replacing Don Vaughn who retired in 2012.
The position of chief engineer is appointed by the transportation director, with duties that include the planning, design, construction, maintenance and repair of Alabama’s state, U.S. and interstate highway network.
“I have the utmost respect and admiration for Ronnie Baldwin, and tremendous confidence in his skills and abilities,” Cooper said. “Ronnie is one of the most capable people I have ever worked with, and he is a tremendous asset to the Department.”
Baldwin has served as the Office Engineer Bureau Chief since 2005. He began work at ALDOT in 1972, initially serving as an engineering assistant and a graduate civil engineer. His career advancement has included the positions of project engineer, district engineer, state utility engineer and assistant division engineer for pre-construction. He is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in civil engineering.
He and his wife, Debbie, reside in Ozark. They have two children, Craig Baldwin, who resides in Hartselle, and Corey Baldwin, who resides in Ozark. They also have two grandchildren.
Information Source: ALDOT