VDOT Leadership

Helen L. Cuervo, P. E.

Northern Virginia District Engineer


Helen L. Cuervo, P.E. was named in April 2013 to lead the transportation program for 17,000 lane miles of state-maintained roads in Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun and Prince William counties, and supported highways in nine cities and towns.

Cuervo has more than 30 years of diverse transportation experience, including 26 years with VDOT. She began her career in the structural design consultant industry and joined VDOT in the Fairfax Residency in 1987. She has managed the preliminary engineering, permits, construction, land development, and maintenance programs in Prince William County and later was the government liaison for Prince William County. She was most recently the district construction engineer, responsible for the delivery of VDOT’s $700 million construction program in northern Virginia.

Cuervo is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and has held a Professional Engineer’s license in Virginia since 1990. She lives in Prince William County with her husband and four children.

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