The Georgia Department of Transportation’s District Engineer Bradford W. Saxon, P.E. is announced Thursday that L. Steve Price has been selected to serve as GDOT’s Area Manager for the Statesboro Area Office, which covers Bulloch, Effingham, Candler, Evans and Screven Counties.
Mr. Price began his career with the GDOT in 2000. He began as a Construction Inspector before advancing to Construction Project Manager and Assistant Area Manager for Construction in the Statesboro Area Office. Since, Mr. Price has served as District Environmentalist, District Environmental Compliance Engineer, and most recently served as Agronomist Manager in the State Maintenance Office.
As Statesboro Area Manager, Price is responsible for 39 employees, overseeing all construction projects, routine maintenance activities, and emergency operations on interstates and state routes in this five county service area of southeast Georgia.
“Mr. Price has extensive knowledge of the Department’s Construction and Maintenance programs and goals. His diverse background and experience will help him to successfully lead the Statesboro Area Office in meeting the needs of the citizens, businesses and visitors in this region of Georgia,” stated Bradford W. Saxon, P.E, District Engineer.
Mr. Price graduated from Clemson University in May of 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management. He and his wife Kaye of 29 years have lived in Statesboro for the past 28 years where they raised their children. They are the proud parents of two sons, 26-year-old Steve Price, Jr. and 24-year-old Timothy M.E. Price.