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Design Support

Assistant State Design Engineers

The Assistant State Design Engineer (ASDE) and the Design Liaisons, located in the Development Division at Headquarters, provide safe, dependable, strategically balanced guidance, direction and approval of WSDOT's design documentation, standards and policies. 

Together they provide technical assistance and have primary responsibility for review and approval of design documents as well as:

  • Guidance and approval for deviation, project analysis, corridor analysis, project summary, design approval, project development approval, PERF and Proprietary Item document approval
  • Development, guidance and review of design policy and standards, design decisions and appropriate level of design documentation
  • Standards, budget and policy management and development
  • Design Academy, Value Engineering, Cost Risk Assessment and Project Management Academy instruction
  • Plans Preparation Manual maintenance and quality control

    WSDOT Regions ASDE's:

  • Eastern
  • North Central
  • Northwest
  • Olympic
  • South Central
  • Southwest
  • Washington State Regions 

    See all ASDE and Design Liaisons contacts.
    

Other Responsibilities

  • Value Engineering (VE) study
  • Public Art Plan
  • Mid block crossing
  • IJR process
  • State Work Force use
  • State supplied material use
  • Project Analysis, Corridor Analysis
  • Work zone plan resource
  • Design matrix
  • Parking plan in urban areas
  • Q program chan plan
  • Passing Lane Design

Design Documentation Package

Design Bid Build Projects

    Project Description Memos

    Checklists

    Design Criteria worksheets

Design Build Projects

    Checklists

    Archive

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Assistant State Design Engineers and Design Liaisons Engineers

Supporting Policy, Standards & Research, Strategic Analysis & Estimating, Hydraulics, Highway Runoff Manual, Access & Developer Services, Roadside & Site Development, Expert Witness and 306b Witness for Design

Professional Design Services Engineer
Ed Barry, PE
206-805-2924
barryed@wsdot.wa.gov

Design Liaison
Kurt Sielbach
360-705-7937
Sielbak@wsdot.wa.gov

Supporting Olympic, Eastern, North Central Region, South Central Region, Southwest Region, SR 99 Corridor (Alaskan Way Viaduct), and Aviation & Rail

Assistant State Design Engineer
Scott Zeller
360-705-7253
sellers@wsdot.wa.gov

Design Liaison
Kent Kalisch
360-705-7591
kalisch@wsdot.wa.gov

Supporting Northwest Region, Sound Transit, Tolling, SR 520, Public Transportation, Facilities, and Washington State Ferries (WSF)

Assistant State Design Engineer
Greg Lippincott, PE
360-705-7462
lipping@wsdot.wa.gov

Design Liaison
John Tevis
360-705-7460
tevisj@wsdot.wa.gov

Design Liaison
John Klockenteger
360-705-7244
klockjb@wsdot.wa.gov

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