Ed Hassinger, P.E., was named Deputy Director and Chief Engineer of the Missouri Department of Transportation on Dec. 7, 2018. Previously he had served as St. Louis District Engineer for 12 years. As Deputy Director and Chief Engineer, Hassinger oversees MoDOT’s transportation planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations activities statewide.
Hassinger, a native of Columbia and a 1983 graduate of the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, began his MoDOT career in 1984 as a design engineer in the Bridge Division. He’s also worked as a traffic engineer, bridge maintenance engineer, assistant district engineer in the St. Louis District, and spent one year as the District Engineer in the Northeast District in Hannibal.
He has committed his career to innovative solutions for Missouri’s transportation system. Hassinger is focused on customer service and delivering projects on-time and under budget to improve transportation throughout the state.