Steven Pristawa

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Steven Pristawa

State Traffic Safety Engineer, Rhode Island DOT


Steven Pristawa is the State Traffic Safety Engineer in the Office of Safety Section of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT). Mr. Pristawa joined RIDOT in 1991 after graduating from the University of Rhode Island. He worked as a project engineer working on all aspects of traffic engineering. In 2011 he became the Chief Civil Engineer of the Traffic Management Section as well as the Traffic Research section. Since 2017 he has held the position of State Traffic Safety Engineer. He is responsible for the Traffic/Safety Engineering, Office of Highway Safety, Traffic Research Section the Office of Health and Safety, Statewide Striping Program and Safety Hardware Maintenance.