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Steven Todd departs Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association

Steven A. Todd will serve as president of Pit Row Transportation Solutions and partner of Pit Row Legal Solutions


October 13, 2020
By Crane & Hoist Canada staff

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Pell City, Ala. – The Pit Row Group announced Steven A. Todd as president of Pit Row Transportation Solutions (PRTS) and Partner of Pit Row Legal Solutions (PRLS). Todd began his duties October 1.

Todd has more than 20 years of senior management experience, including serving as chief of permits for the Illinois Department of Transportation, and most recently as vice president of transportation for a global trade association, Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).

“Steven is the right leader for PRTS,” said Mike Morgan, Pit Row Group chairman of the board. “Steven’s extensive background, and impeccable track record of impacting and advancing the interests of the specialized transportation industry, will serve us well as we introduce our two latest, state-of-the-art software solutions—permit manager and pilot car manager. Furthermore, his role as a partner in PRLS strengthens the deep, comprehensive expertise of our existing team as we continue to serve as industry leaders in the areas of Expert Witnessing, Training and Consultancy.”

At SC&RA, Todd co-authored two U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration Best Practice Reports – Automated Permitting of Oversize/Overweight Vehicles and Law Enforcement and Pilot Escorts which also included a first of its kind National Training Curriculum. He served on both the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Route Working Group and the National Coalition on Truck Parking, The Transportation Research Board’s Size & Weight Committee as well as the American Association of Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) National Advisory Committee.

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Todd, began his transportation career as a self-employed consultant in both the civil engineering and public transportation industry, specializing in funding and organizing municipal infrastructure and public transportation initiatives throughout Illinois. This led to a career with the Illinois Department of Transportation where he served in areas including oversize/overweight permits, fixed weigh stations, and public transportation earning a reputation amongst specialized carriers for achieving permit policy harmonized successes that carried over to other Midwestern states.