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MDOT Chief Engineer Honored by AASHTO for 25 Years of Service

Parul Dubey on February 8, 2018 - in News, People

JACKSON, MISS. – Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Deputy Executive Director and Chief Engineer James Williams of Brandon was recently honored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) at their annual meeting in Phoenix, Az.


Williams received the 25-Year Award of Meritorious Service. Each year, AASHTO honors transportation employees who have accrued 25 years of service with one or more AASHTO member departments and attained the grade of District Engineer, Assistant Central Office Division Head, Bureau Chief or higher. The official rules governing the award were first established in 1946 and are still in effect today.


Pictured left to right: Northern Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert, MDOT Executive Director Melinda McGrath, James Williams, Southern Transportation Commissioner Tom King, and Central Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall.




The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for providing a safe intermodal transportation network that is planned, designed, constructed and maintained in an effective, cost-efficient and environmentally sensitive manner. MDOT’s objective is to maximize taxpayer’s dollars by providing a safe, efficient multimodal network that enhances economic stability and growth. For more information, visit GoMDOT.com.

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