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Design Support

Assistant State Design Engineers

The Assistant State Design Engineer (ASDE) and the Design Liaisons, located in the Development Division at Headquarters, provide safe, dependable, strategically balanced guidance, direction and approval of WSDOT's design documentation, standards and policies. 

Project Delivery Selection Guidance (PDMSG)

PDMSG was developed to aid WSDOT staff in evaluating projects for the most appropriate Project Delivery Method (PDM) based on each project's attributes, opportunities and risks that result in the most cost effective and best value project delivery in support of Reform VII.

Design Documentation Package


PS & E Guidance

  • Project Development Support
    Technical support and training for engineering data systems used in preparation of Estimates and Contract Plans

 


Assistant State Design Engineers and Design Liaisons Engineers

Deputy State Design Engineer
Mike Fleming
360-705-7233
FleminM@wsdot.wa.gov
Policy, Standards & Research, Strategic Analysis & Estimating, Hydraulics, Highway Runoff Manual, Access & Developer Services, Roadside & Site Development, Expert Witness and 306b Witness for Design

Assistant State Design Engineer
Scott Zeller
360-705-7253
zellers@wsdot.wa.gov
Supporting Olympic Region, South Central Region, Aviation & Rail, ADA 

Design Liaison
Kent Kalisch
360-705-7591
kalisch@wsdot.wa.gov


Assistant State Design Engineer
Greg Lippincott, PE
360-705-7462
lipping@wsdot.wa.gov
Supporting Northwest Region - Sno/King, Sound Transit - East Link, Public Transportation, Facilities, and Alaska Way Viaduct

Design Liaison
John Klockenteger
360-705-7244
klockjb@wsdot.wa.gov


Assistant State Design Engineer
Jim Mahugh, PE
509-577-1986
mahughj@wsdot.wa.gov
Supporting North Central Region, Eastern Region, and Sound Transit - except East Link

Design Liaison
John Tevis
360-705-7460
tevisj@wsdot.wa.gov


Assistant State Design Engineer
Ricky Bhalla, PE
360-705-7272
bhallar@wsdot.wa.gov
Supporting Northwest Region - Mt. Baker Area, Southwest Region, SR 520, and Washington State Ferries

Design Liaison
Samih Shilbayeh
360-705-7589
shlbyhs@wsdot.wa.gov

Other responsibilities:

  • Value Engineering (VE) study
  • Public Art Plan
  • Mid block crossing
  • IJR process
  • State Work Force use
  • State supplied material use
  • Work zone plan resource
  • Parking plan in urban areas
  • Q program change plan
  • Passing Lane Design

WSDOT Regions ASDE's:

  • Northwest
  • Eastern
  • North Central
  • Olympic
  • South Central
  • Southwest

Washington State Regions