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Mayor Walter Maddox Appoints David Griffin as City Engineer

Tuscaloosa, Ala.
David Griffin has been named city engineer for the City of Tuscaloosa.  “For more than three decades, David has proven to be a dedicated engineer who has had a lead role in improving our quality of life through his work,” said Walter Maddox, mayor of Tuscaloosa. “I look forward to building a brighter and better Tuscaloosa with him.” As city engineer, Griffin will oversee the department that provides engineering, surveying and infrastructure inspections for private and public developments in the city.  Griffin began his career with the City of Tuscaloosa in 1981 as a traffic systems engineer. He was later promoted to assistant traffic engineer, then traffic engineer before becoming associate director of transportation for the City of Tuscaloosa Department of Transportation. Griffin was named deputy city engineer in 2007 and has served as acting city engineer since 2012. He received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Auburn University, and is a registered professional engineer.