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Redline Named New Missouri DOT Kansas City District Engineer

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Chris Redline has been named the District Engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s (MoDOT) Kansas City District. He will take over the leadership of the Kansas City region from David Silvester, who recently retired from the position.

A registered Professional Engineer, Redline has spent his 29-year career at MoDOT. After graduating from Kansas State University with a civil engineering degree, Redline worked in a variety of engineering positions in the Kansas City District including Construction Inspector, Resident Engineer, and Area Engineer. He served as the Kansas City District’s Assistant District Engineer before being promoted to District Engineer for MoDOT’s Northwest District office in St. Joseph.

During his previous time in Kansas City, Redline supported his team’s development and implementation of two life-saving innovations. The first is a device on the front of the state’s Motorist Assist trucks to remove debris from highway lanes without having staff exit the safety of the vehicle. The second was an automated flagger system attached to a truck-mounted attenuator on the back of a MoDOT truck. Additionally, Redline is MoDOT’s Results Driver for all traffic safety performance measurements and is an active part of the Safety Focus Team.

“I am honored to take on the role of District Engineer for MoDOT’s Kansas City District,” Redline said. “I look forward to working with the outstanding district employees and community leaders to build upon their hard-earned successes."

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