The International Grooving and Grinding Association (IGGA) – a non-profit organization dedicated to serving as the leading technical resource for acceptance and proper use of diamond grinding and grooving as well as pavement preservation and restoration – is pleased to announce that Larry Scofield has joined the team as the Director of Engineering and Research.

With more than 35 years of experience, Scofield has worked in construction, materials, research and pavement management for the Arizona Department of Transportation, as well as served as the Director of Pavement Innovation for the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA). In his role as Director of Engineering Research with the IGGA, he will be responsible for providing strategic direction and tactical support for all technical and research initiatives for the Association as well as providing technical resources and consulting services to contracting agencies, consultants and industry partners.

“Scofield is a true industry veteran who has a long track record of supporting pavement preservation and restoration,” said John Roberts, IGGA Executive Director. “His boundless energy, intellect and commitment have allowed us to make great products and construction processes even better. He is truly an asset to this industry and we are honored to have him join us at the IGGA.”

Scofield holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering from Arizona State University. He was selected by IGGA in 2008 for the Lester F. Kuzmick Award, The Association’s highest honor, which is an award that recognizes individuals, companies and organizations for excellence in the grooving, grinding and pavement preservation industry.

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