Lance E. Dougald

Associate Principal Research Scientist

Research Interests:

  • Traffic Incident Management
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transportation Planning

Education:

  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Virginia
  • B.S., Geology with a Specialty in Engineering Geosciences, Radford University

Memberships:

  • Member, ASCE Transportation and Development Institute's Safety Committee

Awards:

  • VTRC Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, "An Analysis of Virtual Public Engagement in the Transportation Planning Process" (with E. Wiliams), 2023
  • VTRC Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, "How's that Diet Working: Performance of Virginia Road Diets" (with P. Ohlms), 2021
  • AASHTO Sweet Sixteen Award for High Value Research "Assessment of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Towing and Recovery Incentive Program (TRIP) Pilot", 2020
  • VTRC Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award "Assessment of the Richmond District’s Towing and Recovery Incentive Program (TRIP) Pilot" (with R. Venkatanarayana), 2019
  • VTRC Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, "Pilot Evaluation of the Use of Contract Towing and First Responder Strategies in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Staunton District", 2017
  • VCTIR Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, "Development of Performance Assessment Guidelines for Virginia’s Work Zone Transportation Management Plans", 2012
  • Transportation Research Board’s D. Grant Mickle Award for Best Paper in the Area of Operations, Safety, and Maintenance "Assessing the Effectiveness of a Forced Detour Traffic Control Strategy for a Continuous Lane Closure Within a Rural Work Zone", 2012
  • Transportation Research Board’s Work Zone Traffic Control Committee Best Paper Award "Assessing the Effectiveness of a Forced Detour Traffic Control Strategy for a Continuous Lane Closure Within a Rural Work Zone", 2012
  • Pavement Recycling and Reclaiming Center’s Golden Leaf Award, "In-Place Pavement Recycling on I-81 in Virginia", 2012
  • Transportation Research Board’s Freeway Operations Committee Best Paper Award "Assessing the Return on Investment of Freeway Safety Service Patrol Programs", 2008
  • VTRC Horizon Award for research demonstrating outstanding achievement and productivity, 2007
  • 55th Virginia Transportation Conference Student Paper Award in Transportation Mobility, "Performance Analysis of Virginia’s Safety Service Patrol Programs: A Case Study Approach", 2006
  • VTRC Employee of the Year Award for excellence in productivity and customer service, 2001

Current Projects

Reports

Lance E. Dougald

Lance.Dougald@VDOT.Virginia.gov

(434) 293-1974

Team Membership

Last updated: January 24, 2024

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