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Mr. Richard (Rick) Kreider

Bureau Chief of Research
Materials and Research Center
Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)
2300 Van Buren
Topeka, KS 66611
Phone: 785-296-1195


  • Mr. Richard (Rick) Kreider is the Bureau Chief of Research for the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). In this position, he directs the agency’s research activities and is responsible for 20 staff members. He serves as Chair of KDOT’s Pipe Policy Committee. Mr. Kreider is a member of the AASHTO Research Advisory Committee (RAC) and is currently the RAC Region 3 Chair. He is also the Kansas DOT Transportation Research Board (TRB) representative.

    Mr. Kreider has a BS in civil engineering from the Kansas State University and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Kansas. He has worked for KDOT for 25+ years.