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District Utility Coordinators/Regional Utility Managers

VDOT District Utility Coordinators/Regional Utility Managers oversee all utility relocations for VDOT-administered projects within each respective District.   They are responsible for coordinating the relocation of private (Out-of-Plan) utilities ahead of the roadway contracts.  They work with private utilities and municipalities in developing agreements for these relocations and setting/incorporating prorates for each respective utility.


Mark Comer
Northern Region Utility Manager 
(NOVA, Culpeper, & Fredericksburg)
NOVA District Utility Coordinator

(703) 259-2982 

Donald Hickman
Culpeper District Utility Coordinator

 (540) 727-3342 
Shane Lupo
Fredericksburg District Utility Coordinator

Shane Lupo@VDOT.Virginia.gov
(540) 899-4613

Mike Wilder
Southeast Region Utility Manager
(Hampton Roads, & Richmond)
Hampton Roads District Utility Coordinator

Mike Wilder@VDOT.Virginia.gov
(757) 925-2471

Andrew Franzyshen
Richmond District Utility Coordinator

(804) 524-6330

Brad Bowles, P.E.
Western Region Utility Manager 
(Salem, Bristol, Staunton, & Lynchburg) 
Salem District Utility Coordinator

(540) 387-5372

Charles O’Quinn, L.S.
Bristol District Utility Coordinator

(276) 696-3355

Steve Ray
Staunton District Utility Coordinator

(540) 332-9138

Lynchburg District Utility Coordinator

(434) 856-8260



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