Having successfully managed District 10’s largest construction program in history last year – District 10 Construction Engineer Steve Williams was named the new District 10 Deputy Director today by ODOT Director Jerry Wray.

Williams brings with him more than 24 years of engineering experience across all aspects of construction management including supervision, budgeting, dispute resolution and inspection.

Serving as ODOT District 10 Construction Engineer since 2000, Williams was responsible for the advancement of more than $789 million worth of construction projects in southeast Ohio, including the Bridge of Honor (formerly named Pomeroy-Mason Bridge), the Washington Street Bridge in Marietta, U.S. Route 33 Major Upgrades and the Nelsonville Bypass.

Eager to begin his new leadership role, Williams said, "I am honored to be appointed deputy director and look forward to working with the District 10 staff and local transportation partners to maintain the safety, integrity and advancement of southeast Ohio’s vital transportation network."

As the district’s leading decision maker, Williams will be responsible for assisting the department in strategic planning, policy development, goal setting and execution of district and statewide initiatives.

In his career at ODOT, Steve has served as Project Engineer, Area Construction Engineer and was acting District Deputy Director from November 2006 to January 2007.

Williams graduated from Ohio University in 1987 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio.