Meg Pirkle is the Chief Engineer of the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), a position she has held since January 2015. As Chief Engineer, she oversees management of GDOT’s engineering, construction, project management, and P3 program delivery for the Department’s $2.5 billion statewide capital program. Meg also has oversight of statewide traffic operations and intermodal activities.
Meg is a 28-year GDOT veteran, and she previously held the positions of Director of Operations Assistant to the Chief Engineer, and Stimulus Program Manager, and has also had roles in planning, scheduling, preconstruction, and administration.
Meg earned her Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University and her Master of Civil Engineering degree from Georgia Tech.