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Dennis Dvorak
Senior Pavement and Materials Engineer
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443

Ph: (708) 283-3542
FAX: (708) 283-3501
dennis.dvorak@dot.gov

Experience
Began working in field in 1992
Joined FHWA in 1983

Education
•    Master of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska
•    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering University of Nebraska

Expertise/Specialty
•    Quality Assurance Stewardship and Oversight
•    Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Construction

Professional Associations
•    American Society of Civil Engineers, member
•    AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials (SOM), member

Professional Highlights
•    Pavement and Materials Engineer for the Resource Center since 2004.

•    Provides technical assistance in the area of Quality Assurance.

•    Works with States to implement statistical pavement construction specifications and effective data validation procedures for comparing the contractor and state test results.

•    Developed and updates the FHWA Quality Assurance Assessment tool.

•    Assists the US Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (OIG) with ongoing investigations related to contractor fraud.

•    Participates in FHWA Quality Assurance Reviews.

•    National Highway Institute (NHI) certified instructor; serves as co instructor for, NHI Transportation Construction Quality Assurance Course

•    Lead the development of one-day FHWA Basic Percent Within Limits (PWL) Workshop that was presented in more than thirty states.

•    Conducts reviews of Quality Assurance programs in various States and provided recommendations for improvements.

•    Served as an Area Engineer, Construction Engineer and Materials Engineer specializing in implementing Superpave and Quality. Assurance specifications in the Kansas Division Office.

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