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Hydraulics and Utilities

The Hydraulics and Utilities Program Area is responsible for statewide design support services, including providing technical support on hydraulics and utilities infrastructure for the transportation industry of the Commonwealth. The Program offers hydraulics and utilities design services when requested, assistance on policy and design standards, and provides Quality Assurance reviews of plans prepared by others, at various stages in the plan development process.

Jeff Bragdon, P.E., P.M.P.
State Hydraulics and Utilities Engineer

VDOT - Location & Design Division
1401 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA  23219
(804) 786-8025


Victoria (Tory) Bains, P.E.
Assistant State Hydraulics and Utilities Engineer

(804) 225-3831  
John Matthews, P.E.
Assistant State Hydraulics Engineer

(804) 786-4031


  • SHED2-Plan Reviewer - July 18, 2017
    New Review and Approval Requirements of ESC and SWM Plans on VDOT Projects as explained in the State Hydraulics Engineer Directive SHED2-Plan Reviewer
  • Calculation & Computation Forms (zip file, 80 kb) -  July 18, 2017
    Voided Hydraulics LD-Forms available in an electronic and fillable form to use with your Calculations and Computations 


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