Post Content

Frank DePaola MassDOT Secretary and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Mullan and incoming MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today announced the appointment of Frank DePaola as MassDOT Highway Administrator. 

DePaola is a Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the design and construction industry.  He has served as Acting Highway Administrator since March and begins his duties immediately.

"Frank DePaola is an engineer's engineer who has earned the respect of his colleagues during his time running the Highway Division," said Secretary Jeff Mullan.  "He will be a stabilizing presence in the DOT at a critical time of transition."

“Frank brings to this critical role a perfect combination of engineering know how and demonstrated leadership ability,” said incoming Secretary Rich Davey.  “I am fortunate to have Frank as a key member of my senior team as we move forward on transportation reform in the months ahead.”
 
DePaola previously served as Assistant General Manager for Design and Construction at the MBTA.  Prior to joining the MBTA in 2009, he worked with Harvard University as part of the Allston Development Group, and was previously Director of Construction for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. 

DePaola is a licensed, registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Governor Patrick: Recommendation to Build MBTA Subway Cars in Massachusetts posted on Oct 21

Governor Patrick: Recommendation to Build MBTA Subway Cars in Massachusetts

Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the MBTA will present to the MassDOT Board of Directors the recommended company to manufacture and deliver 284 new subway cars for the Red and Orange Lines, replacing decades-old vehicles. Joined by MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick: Recommendation to Build MBTA Subway Cars in Massachusetts

Students Restore Historic Massachusetts Public Works Truck posted on Oct 21

Students Restore Historic Massachusetts Public Works Truck

A 1947 Ford dump truck with the proud historic logo “Massachusetts Department of Public Works” is now being restored by students at Bristol/Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton. MassDOT Secretary of Transportation Richard Davey visited the school to check on the students’ work and the   …Continue Reading Students Restore Historic Massachusetts Public Works Truck

Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Says: Sign Up for a Celtics Plate! posted on Oct 20

Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Says: Sign Up for a Celtics Plate!

The Registry of Motor Vehicles’ new Boston Haymarket Center received a special visitor today: Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger.  “Sully” joined Registrar Celia Blue to greet visitors, meet the staff, and encourage customers to sign up for the Boston Celtics Specialty License Plate. The Celtics   …Continue Reading Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Says: Sign Up for a Celtics Plate!