Ted Kniazewycz
Structures Division Director
Tennessee Department of Transportation

Ted is the Structures Division Director for the Tennessee Department of Transportation where he has inspection and maintenance responsibilities for over 8,000 state-maintained bridges and inspection responsibilities for another 12,000 locally owned structures. He was the Point of Accountability for the Hernando de Soto Bridge Emergency Repairs. In addition to these responsibilities, Ted is actively involved in AASHTO Bridge Committees on Structural Steel, Construction, and Research. Ted received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He began his career with TDOT in 1985 where he worked for seven years before becoming Metro Nashville’s first Bridge Engineer. After establishing their bridge program, he went into consulting before returning to TDOT as the Director in 2017.