Kevin Grathwol

Director of Public Works - Columbus

Kevin Grathwol has 29 years of experience in civil engineering and construction, and currently serves as Director of Public Works in our Columbus office. As Director of Public Works, Kevin is responsible for the growth of our Columbus practice, development and mentoring of staff, municipal client development and maintenance, marketing assistance, and oversight of our QA/QC process. Over the course of his career, Kevin has designed and managed preliminary engineering and final design efforts of varying complexity for many types of transportation projects including two-lane rural highways, dense urban corridors, interstate highways, signalized / unsignalized intersections, modern roundabouts, interchange reconfigurations, etc. He has overseen transportation engineering projects for numerous municipalities and counties throughout Ohio, as well as the Ohio Department of Transportation. Kevin has vast experience in roadway design and geometrics, maintenance of traffic plan development, plan review, alternative analysis, constructability review, cost estimating, construction engineering and public involvement. In addition to his Director role, Kevin is responsible for direction and oversight of transportation design services, development of project scopes of services, and preparation of proposals for consulting services. He also provides review services during plan development, manages project schedules and budgets, prepares and/or reviews construction cost estimates, and coordinates work efforts with other engineering design staff and subconsultants. Additionally, Kevin coordinates, prepares exhibits and participates in numerous public involvement meetings, and is very adept at discussing project details to a level that the public can understand.

Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society of Highway Engineers.

You can contact Kevin at 614.588.8957 or email him at kgrathwol@gpdgroup.com.