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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 8, 2019

Contact:
MDOT Public Affairs

Erin Henson, 410-865-1025
ehenson@mdot.maryland.gov

Jim Joyner, 410-865-1030
jjoyner2@mdot.maryland.gov

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS TO
TAKE ANNUAL STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT TOUR
TO CECIL COUNTY ON
FRIDAY

WHO:                        
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of the Secretary and representatives from MDOT’s business units will visit Cecil 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: Local Transit Support Deputy Director Jeannie Fazio;
MDOT State Highway Administration: Administrator Greg Slater;
MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration: Director of Regional Aviation Assistance Ashish Solanki;
MDOT Maryland Port Administration: Harbor Development Director Kristen Fidler; and
Maryland Transportation Authority: Executive Director Jim Ports.

WHAT:         
Twelfth 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, click here: www.ctp.maryland.gov.

WHEN:
10 a.m., Friday, October 11, 2019 
This meeting is one of the 24 CTP tour meetings to be held from September 19 to November 5.
For a complete list of dates, times and locations, visit: https://bit.ly/2mhwlHn.

WHERE:      
Cecil County Administrative Building - Elk Room
200 Chesapeake Boulevard
Elkton, MD 21921

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 our toll roads and bridges. To view the Draft CTP, click here: www.ctp.maryland.gov.

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