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March 8, 2011ST. JOSEPH |  By: Wayman

New Engineer Named

Another Northwest Missouri leader in state transportation is chosen to head operations in the state office.

Dave Nichols is named chief engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation. Nichols has served 27 years with MoDOT in a variety of leadership positions, including as the district engineer for MoDOT's Northwest District Headquartered in St. Joseph. The chief engineer on the state level makes Nichols the Second-In-Command for Missouri's transportation system. He's filling the seat of Kevin Keith who also has worked throughout north Missouri and was promoted to director of MoDOT this past November.