Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176


Aug. 16, 2010


LYNCHBURG—Several promotions were announced in the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

Assuming new roles effective August 10, 2010 were:

  • Kevin B. Wright, who was promoted to residency maintenance manager (RMM) in the Dillwyn Residency.  The Dillwyn Residency includes the counties of Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland and Prince Edward in the north-eastern portion of the district.  Wright, a 23-year employee of VDOT, most recently served as acting RMM in the Dillwyn Residency.  Prior to that time, he was the assistant residency administrator in the Amherst Residency, overseeing maintenance activities in Amherst and Nelson counties. 


  • Frank J. Lukanich, III, P.E., who has been named district structure and bridge engineer.  Lukanich is a 24-year employee of VDOT and had been the assistant district structure and bridge engineer for design and construction since 1996.  He is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a BS in Civil Engineering Technology and a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth. 


  • Pettis J. Bond, P.E., who was promoted to assistant district structure and bridge engineer for safety inspection and maintenance. Bond, also a licensed professional engineer, joined VDOT in 1990 as part of the Engineer In Training (EIT) program.  She moved to Bridge in 1996 where she has been actively involved in various aspects of bridge design and maintenance.  She is a graduate of VA Tech with a BS in Civil Engineering


Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: Oct. 17, 2012