KEVIN VANFRANK, P.E.

PROJECT MANAGER | LEAD DESIGNER

CONTACT

E: kevin.vanfrank@pepg.net

M: 801.450.2701

P: 801.562.2521

EDUCATION

AAS Business Management, UTC

BS Civil Engineering U of U 

LICENSES

Professional Engineer, Utah

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

FHWA Expert Task Group on Asphalt Mixes

FHWA Expert Task Group on Asphalt

     Binders

FHWA Expert Task Group on Asphalt Mix

     Modeling

FHWA Expert Task Group on Asphalt

     Maintenance and Emulsions

AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials

TRB Committee AFK20 Characteristics of

     Asphalt Materials

RMAUPG Subcommittee on Binder

Standardization Salt Lake County Storm

      Water Coalition

PROFILE

Mr. VanFrank brings a wealth of experience in the design and application of challenging storm drainage systems and features.  As Drainage Engineer for UDOT Region 2, which include responsibilities covering Summit, Salt Lake and Tooele Counties.  Mr. VanFrank was involved in a mix of project design, team management, building relationships with adjacent jurisdictions, and permitting inputs to the system.  The projects Mr. VanFrank was responsible for included rural and urban projects, large and small projects, and regularly having to deal with coordination and conflicts with and between adjacent projects.  Mr. VanFrank was specifically involved in the design and construction of the Mario Capecchi/South Campus area drain system bringing a unique perspective and understanding of the area and its challenges.

As a Senior Engineer for Construction Management Engineering Transportation Group (CMETG) since April of 2013, Mr. VanFrank has held responsibility for managerial duties on several projects including:

  • Administration of UDOT’s 514 Quality Management Plan wherein all asphalt plants doing work on UDOT projects is certified to produce. This responsibility includes initial review of quality plans as well as performing follow up audits to insure quality materials have been delivered.Asphalt Institute pavement design procedures.
  • Administration of UDOT research project Cold in Place Recycle. This responsibility includes management of the collection of laboratory and field data, analysis of that data and drawing conclusions.  Further the responsibility includes developing recommended specification language.UDOT Pavement Design Requirements and Practices.
  • Administration of special materials on 5 UDOT projects, including SR-32 at Hailstone, US-40 at Jensen, SR-191 near Helper, US-50 near Holden and SR-10 at Huntington. These UDOT projects involved cold in place recycling of an average of 8 miles of two lane highway.  Responsibilities involved inspection, testing, documentation and contractor control to assure materials quality, in addition to continued development and refinement of the  the UDOT CIR program. 
  • Involvement in the planning and evaluation of the development of several Utah Oil Sand sources as potential paving binders. Responsibilities included the development of the testing plans and evaluation of the results, and then providing recommendations on direction continued development.Marshall, Hveem, Stone Matrix Asphalt and Superpave volumetric design procedures for Hot Mix Asphalt.
  • Involvement in the planning and implementation of multiple phases of the UDOT research project related to the performance testing of Hot Mix Asphalt. The research project is related to development of a balanced mix design by adding Fracture Energy Evaluation using the Semi-Circular Bend Test.  Responsibilities include the development of investigative plans, performance and oversight of research investigations, and evaluation/documentation of the results.

RELATED EXPERIENCE

ENGINEERING MANAGER AT UDOT

Beginning in 2000, Mr. VanFrank held two responsibilities of very different types.

DRAINAGE ENGINEER FOR SUMMIT, SALT LAKE, AND TOOELE COUNTIES

Mr. VanFrank was a mix of project design, team management, building relationships with adjacent jurisdictions, and permitting inputs to the system.  This responsibility spanned both rural and urban drainage challenges.

  • Redwood Road 10600 So. to 12600 So. $10 million irrigation and storm drain including separation of flows, basin hydrology, storm detention and outfall development.
  • Redwood Road 12600 So. to Bangerter. $10.8 million irrigation and storm drain including separation of flows, storm detention and outfall development.
  • SR Mills Junction to Tooele. $12.3 million irrigation and storm drain including separation of flows, storm detention and outfall development.  Box culverts, bioswales, linear retention, basin hydrology.
  • 700 E. 11400 So. to Porter Rockwell. Dry well modeling and construction.
  • 11400 So. to State Street to Rose Creek. $27 million irrigation and storm drain including separation of flows, storm detention and outfall development.  Sediment capture and discharge permitting.
  • 12700 So. 700 E. to I-15. $12.5 million irrigation and storm drain including separation of flows, storm detention and outfall development.  Sediment capture and discharge permitting.
  • U of U South Campus Drive Mario Capecchi Dr. to Campus Center Dr. Storm Water modeling with channel, inlets, piping and outflow development.
  • Culinary water well development and permitting for the Echo port of entry in Summit County and Grassy Mountain in Tooele County.