The Utah Department of Transportation has named Joel S. Hall of Alpine, Utah County, as its new engineering coordinator. He replaces Dave Miles, who became the new UDOT safety manager.

Hall has been with UDOT for nearly 30 years. For 15 years, he has been the district pre-construction engineer and has been involved in improvement work on U.S. 89 in Provo Canyon and several other projects in the district.Hall is a professional engineer and a registered land surveyor. As engineering coordinator, he is in charge of utility and railroad agreements for the state.