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Current Position - Consulting Engineer, Crawley & Associates
Address - 7065 I-55 South, Jackson, MS 39212-9784
Telephone - (601) 878-5311
Fax - (601) 878-5739
Email -
Home Phone - (601) 878-5044


B.S. (1974) and M.S. (1978) in Civil Engineering, University of Mississippi

Professional Experience

Upon retirement from the Mississippi Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) in June 1999, Mr. Crawley began a pavement consulting engineering practice under the name Crawley & Associates. The primary client is the American Concrete Pavement Association - Southeast Chapter for which he serves as their Mississippi Consultant. Other clients include industries which supply materials for pavement applications.

From 1989 - 1999 was Director of Research with responsibility for the Research Program for MDOT. He oversaw a staff of 13 engineers and technicians involved in operational research primarily in the area of pavements. MDOT's Pavement Management System was developed during his direction. He was involved in troubleshooting field problems and providing technical support to field engineers. He was also heavily involved in evaluating innovative methods and materials for pavement design, construction and maintenance. He was active in SHRP/LTPP (SHRP Coordinator and LTPP Contact Engineer for MDOT) and measurement of pavement performance data. HE was responsible for the collection of pavement deflection data and the overlay design for approximately 500 miles of pavements annually. He was active in MDOT's implementation of SUPERPAVE.

From 1989 - 1999 was MDOT representative to the Transportation Research Board (TRB), a unit of the National Research Council. Holds membership on TRB committees A2J01 (Cementitious Stabilization) and A2B06 (Pavement Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Storage).

Began professional career with MDOT (formerly Mississippi State Highway Department), in 1974 as an engineer-in-training in a construction project office.

Major Areas of Interest and Practice