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Transportation Talk

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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!

MDOT partnership results in land swap

MDOT partnership results in land swap

 As Susan Weidenbach walked one recent afternoon around a new 120,000-square-foot maintenance facility for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC) in Hyattsville, workers stayed busy putting the finishing touches on the building....

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An opportunity to plan for the future

An opportunity to plan for the future

As 2020 comes to an end, I look toward 2021 with hope and optimism. We’re closing one of the most difficult chapters of our lives. Yet, Marylanders have shown resiliency and an ability to adapt that gives me hope for the future. It’s no secret that our day-to-day...

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MDOT assistant secretary discusses Navy career, Veterans Day

MDOT assistant secretary discusses Navy career, Veterans Day

 It’s not a stretch to say that Jeff Hirsch’s military career put him on the road to the Maryland Department of Transportation. After enlisting in the Navy after high school, he won a ROTC scholarship to New York Maritime College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree...

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