Kevin K. McGhee, P.E.

Associate Director for Pavements

  • Pavement surface characteristics
  • Hot-mix asphalt pavement construction
  • Performance-related specifications
  • Flexible pavement evaluation
  • Pavement forensic studies

Education:

  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Virginia
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Registration:

  • Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia

Memberships:

 

  • NCHRP Panel 12-51, Estimating Bridge Network Costs Resulting from Changes in Truck Weight Limits

  • NCHRP Panel 1-43, Guide for Pavement Friction
  • NCHRP Panel D10-58 (02), Using Contractor Performed Tests in Quality Assurance
  • NCHRP Panel 9-41, Performance and Maintenance of Permeable Friction Courses
  • NCHRP Panel 10-76, Methodologies for Evaluating Pavement Strategies and Barriers for Noise Mitigation
  • NCHRP Panel 1-60, Pavement Surface Images – Practices for Calibration, Certification, and Verification
  • NCHRP Synthesis Topic 10-39, Co-Principal Investigator, Quality Management of Pavement Condition Data Collection
  • Road Profiler User Group (Steering Committee – 2009 & 2019 Chair)
  • TRB Committee AKP50 – Surface Properties – Vehicle Interaction (past chair)
  • TRB Committee AKC30 – Quality Assurance Management (member)
  • TRB Committee AHD25 – Sealants and Fillers of Cracks and Joints (past member)
  • TRB Committee AFK40 – Characteristics of Bituminous-Aggregate Combinations to Meet Surface (past member)
  • ASTM International –Committee E-17 on Vehicle/Pavement Systems (past chair)
  • TPF - 5(225) – Performance Guidelines for Crack Sealants (lead-state technical coordinator)
  • TPF - 5(141) - Pavement Surface Properties Consortium (lead-state technical coordinator)
  • TPF – 5(268) – National Sustainable Pavements Consortium (lead-state coordinator)
  • TPF - 5(345/463) - Managing Pavement Properties for Improved Safety (lead-state coordinator)
  • TPF- 5(299/399) – Improving Quality of Pavement Distress and Transverse Profile (Chair – Technical Advisory Committee)

 

Awards:

  • Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, VTRC, 2003
  • Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, VTRC, 2005
  • Tilton E. Shelburne Award for National Leadership, VTRC, 2006
  • Jack H. Dillard Best Paper Award, VTRC, 2009
  • Road Profiler Users Group Leadership Award 2009/2010
  • Commissioner's Award for Outstanding Achievement, VDOT, 2010
  • Harter Rupert Award for Best Paper on Transportation Noise, TRB Committee ADC40, 2013
  • Wallace T. McKeel Dedication Award, VTRC, 2013
  • ASTM International Award of Appreciation (Chairman's Recognition), 2015
  • Tilton E. Shelburne Award for National Leadership, VTRC, 2016
  • ASTM International Kummer Lecture, 2018
  • ASTM International Award of Merit, 2021

Current Projects

Reports

Kevin K. McGhee, P.E.

Kevin.McGhee@VDOT.Virginia.gov

(434) 293-1956

Last updated: October 21, 2023

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