Welcome to District Seven’s Internet site. All Department of Transportation activities within the nine county region of District 7 fall under the guidance of the District Deputy Director. The Deputy Director assists in strategic planning, short and long term goal setting, performance measurement and policy development and deployment on both the statewide and district wide level. The Deputy Director also represents and communicates the activities, views and policies of the department with representatives of local, state and federal agencies, elected officials, consultants, contractors, vendors, the news media and the general public.
Full Biography of Deputy Director Chevalley
Randy Chevalley was appointed Deputy Director of The Ohio Department of Transportation District Seven in February of 2011. District Seven consists of nine counties that include: Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery and Shelby. Mr. Chevalley manages a staff of over 400 employees who Plan, Design, Construct and Maintain a system of 2,076 highway miles and 1,409 bridges on state and interstate routes within District Seven headquartered in Sidney, Ohio.
Mr. Chevalley is a registered Professional Engineer and Surveyor with more than 25 years of experience in transportation at the state level. Mr. Chevalley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Ohio University. He also holds and Associate in Applied Science Degree in Civil-Construction Engineering from Clark Technical College.
After a short time with a private company, Mr. Chevalley began his career with ODOT in 1986 as an Engineer-in-Training. He has worked in District 7 for the majority of his career, holding three administrator positions during that time. During his career at ODOT, Mr. Chevalley has worked as a Bridge Engineer and Maintenance Engineer. He also spent seven years as the District Planning Administrator and two years as the District Production Administrator before taking the position of Highway Management Administrator. Mr. Chevalley has played an important role throughout District Seven over the past two decades assessing system needs, overseeing plan development and coordinating maintenance and construction personnel. He grew up in Enon, Ohio, went to Greenon High School and now resides in Urbana. He enjoys spending time with his wife Kimberly, two daughters Erin and Kelsey, and son Josh.
The following areas of responsibility fall under the Deputy Director: