Government Transportation

PennDOT Names New Maintenance Manager For Bucks County

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PennDOT has named its new maintenance manager for Bucks County.

Edward J. Kunkle served as acting county maintenance manager before taking the job on a permanent basis. He will oversee 121 employees who maintain 965 miles of state highway and 660 state-owned bridges.

“Ed is a valued member of our maintenance organization in the Philadelphia region,” PennDOT Assistant District Executive for Maintenance John Krafczyk said. “We are confident that his many years of field and managerial experience will help him successfully direct state maintenance operations in Bucks County.”

PennDOT’s Bucks County unit has a $36.3 million annual maintenance budget.

Kunkle previously worked as assistant highway manager for PennDOT in the county. He began his career with PennDOT in 2000 as a transportation equipment operator trainee.

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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001