AASHTO Journal

Mayor Taps DC Deputy DOT Director as Interim CEO After Dormsjo Resigns

capitol0816.jpgWashington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser said that Jeff Marootian, the deputy director at the District Department of Transportation, will step in as interim director once current agency CEO Leif Dormsjo leaves that position Aug. 11.

Marootian, who joined DDOT earlier this year, was formerly the USDOT's assistant secretary for administration and chief sustainability officer, according to his DDOT page.

He had also worked for the district's transportation agency as customer service officer during 2008 to 2011.

As previously reported, Dormsjo reportedly told the mayor he would resign Aug. 11 to work for an engineering firm on infrastructure asset management. He had led DDOT since January 2015.

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