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For Immediate Release:

**MEDIA ADVISORY** 

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS TO
TAKE ANNUAL STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT TOUR
TO  CHARLES COUNTY ON TUESDAY

October 20, 2017

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: Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn and State Legislative Officer Tom Curtin;
MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration: Field Operations Director Rhashad Johnson;
MDOT Maryland Transit Administration: Administrator Kevin Quinn;
MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration: Regional Aviation Assistance Director Ashish Solanki;
MDOT State Highway Administration: Administrator Greg Slater and District Engineer Corren Johnson; and
Maryland Transportation Authority: Executive Director Kevin Reigrut.

WHAT:         
Fourteenth stop in 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 2018-2023 Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP), which details MDOT’s $14.7 billion six-year capital budget. Secretary Rahn 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, click here: mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/CTP.

WHEN:
6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017 
This meeting is one of the 24 CTP tour meetings being held from September 25 to November 13.
For a complete list of dates, times, locations and directions, click here: ow.ly/lEDN30e8SF3.

WHERE:       
Charles County Government Building
Conference Room
200 Baltimore Street
La Plata, MD 20646

Statewide, meetings occur at various locations in all 23 Maryland counties and Baltimore City. ow.ly/lEDN30e8SF3.

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 2018-2023 CTP invests $14.7 billion in Maryland’s transportation network. Above and beyond this funding, the Maryland Transportation Authority is investing another $2.6 billion in our toll roads and bridges. To view the draft CTP, click here: mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/CTP.

Contact:
Erin Henson
MDOT Public Affairs
410-865-1025 
ehenson@mdot.maryland.gov

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