Dr. Reid Castrodale is a nationally recognized bridge engineering consultant specializing in prestressed concrete, lightweight concrete, and accelerated bridge construction. He is the Managing Technical Editor of ASPIRE, the concrete bridge magazine; the Bridge Consultant for the Georgia/Carolinas Chapter of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI); and the Director of Engineering for both the Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute and STALITE. He is a graduate of Georgia Tech (1979) and has received a Masters (1983) and PhD (1987) from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Castrodale has worked as a bridge engineer at Ralph Whitehead Associates (now STV) and the Portland Cement Association. He was principal investigator for an NCHRP project on long-span prestressed concrete girders and has been a consultant for several other NCHRP teams. Reid is a Fellow of PCI where he has been active in bridge committees for 30 years.