John Bulinski, Caltrans District 2 Director, has more than 25 years of service to the Department of Transportation. He has been responsible for overseeing projects in nine counties and for the maintenance of more than 4,000 lane miles of highway in the second largest geographic district in California since 2008.
Under his direction, District 2 has won several prestigious awards including the 2013 Excellence In Transportation Major Structure Award for the Spanish Creek Bridge and the Excellence In Transportation Maintenance Operations or Equipment Award for the Cedarville Cement Treated Recycling Project. Most recently, District 2 was awarded the national Pavement Pioneer Award for the long life asphalt pavement projects along Interstate 5 in Red Bluff and Weed. Other notable projects within Bulinski’s district include the Buckhorn Improvement Project on State Route 299, the Deer Creek Realignment Project on Highway 32, the Dana to Downtown improvement project,I-5 South Redding
Six Lane Project and also the 125 million dollar Antler’s Bridge Replacement Project in Lakehead, CA.
Previous to his appointment in District 2, he was the Supervising Transportation Engineer over the Caltrans North Region Project Development Design Office. His vast knowledge and experience in transportation design, construction, project management and highway maintenance has been repeatedly called upon by area professionals and from other Caltrans directors across California.
Bulinski is a graduate of Humboldt State University and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering. Bulinski and his wife, Jan, have three children, Rachael, William, and Logan and one granddaughter, Ella. Outside the office he enjoys woodworking, racquetball, softball, fishing, bicycling, and camping.