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Chad Pendley was appointed the position of Chief of Traffic Engineering for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation in November 2016.

In that capacity, he is responsible for the establishment of traffic engineering policies and related procedures for the department. Areas of Traffic Engineering include signing, traffic signals, highway lighting, speed zones, pavement markings, traffic studies and the operation of the Central Sign Shop.

Pendley began his career with ODOT in 2012 as Division Two Traffic Engineer in southeastern Oklahoma and held that position until becoming Chief of Traffic Engineering. Pendley has been a registered Professional Engineer since 2003. He is a member of the Oklahoma Traffic Engineering Association and has served an integral role in securing a $62 million federal FASTLANE grant award for US-69/75 in Bryan County.

He was born in Big Spring, Texas and holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering Technology from the University of North Texas.

Pendley and his wife, Cathye, have five children, three grandchildren and currently reside in Antlers. 


Mailing Address:     Oklahoma Dept. of Transportation, Chief of Traffic Engineering, 

                                  200 N.E. 21st Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Location:                  Room 2-A7

Telephone:               (405) 521-2861

Last Modified on Nov 01, 2020
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