October 24, 2019​

MDOT Public Affairs
Erin Henson, 410-865-1025

Jim Joyner, 410-865-1030

WHO: Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of the Secretary and representatives from MDOT's business units will visit Calvert County to discuss transportation investments. Representatives include:

The Secretary's Office: Acting Deputy Transportation Secretary Sean Powell;
MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration: Administrator Chrissy Nizer;
MDOT Maryland Transit Administration: Jeannie Fazio, Deputy Director of the Office of Local Transit Support (LOTS);
MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration: Ashish Solanki, Regional Aviation Assistance Director;
MDOT State Highway Administration: Jason Ridgway, Deputy Administrator; and
Maryland Transportation Authority: Executive Director Jim Ports.

WHAT: Seventeenth stop on MDOT's annual tour of 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City to update local officials and the public on the Hogan administration's Draft FY 2020-2025 Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), which details MDOT's $15.3 billion six-year capital budget. Acting Deputy Secretary Powell will outline the state's investments and join other state officials in answering questions about the county's transportation priorities. To view the Draft CTP, visit:

WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019
This meeting is one of the 24 CTP tour meetings being held from September 19 to November 5. For a complete list of dates, times, locations and directions, visit:

WHERE: Calvert County Courthouse. Commissioners Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, 175 Main St., Prince Frederick, MD 20678

WHY: Each fall, MDOT presents its draft six-year capital program to every county and Baltimore City for review and comment. MDOT then prepares a final budget to present  to the General Assembly in January. The Hogan administration's six-year Draft FY  2020-2025 CTP invests $15.3 billion in Maryland's transportation network. Above and  beyond this funding, the Maryland Transportation Authority is investing another $3.1  billion in toll roads and bridges. To view the Draft CTP, visit:​