Chris Wallace has been named division engineer for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) Division One in Muskogee.
That division includes Sequoyah County, and Adair, Cherokee, Haskell, McIntosh, Okmulgee, Wagoner and Muskogee Counties.
Wallace graduated from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 2005. He joined ODOT as an engineer-in-training at the El Reno Residency. Wallace became the Division Four Area Maintenance Manager in 2009 and was later promoted to stimulus coordinator. As stimulus coordinator, Wallace worked closely in helping with projects in coordination with the Stimulus Act in 2009. In 2010, he became Division One Traffic Engineer and then resident engineer at the Muskogee Residency.
In 2012, Wallace served as the construction engineer for Division One until appointed to his current post in November. The division engineer oversees all maintenance and construction activities on highways and interstates in Adair, Cherokee, Haskell, McIntosh, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Sequoyah and Wagoner counties in eastern Oklahoma.
Wallace was born in Burkburnett, Texas, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1996 to 2000. He lives in Fort Gibson with his wife, Felicia, and their two children.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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