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MDOT is comprised of six agencies – MDOT SHA, MDOT MPA, MDOT MAA, MDOT MTA, MDOT MVA and the MDTA – which all share the mission of moving goods and people across our state. The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t changed that mission, just the ways we’re fulfilling it with campaigns, projects and the dedication of our employees — frontline and behind-the-scenes. Stop by frequently!

MDTA board names William Pines as Acting Executive Director

MDTA board names William Pines as Acting Executive Director

The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board has named William Pines, PE, PMP, CCM as Acting Executive Director of the 1,800-employee agency that oversees the state’s eight toll facilities and the DriveEzMD Maryland system, effective immediately. Mr. Pines has...

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Ports Sworn In as MDOT Secretary

Ports Sworn In as MDOT Secretary

James F. Ports, Jr., was sworn in Tuesday, January 11, as the 17th Secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), the latest achievement in a public service career spanning more than 30 years, including two decades in transportation at the local, state...

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