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Office of The Chief Engineer

Senior Manager: Douglas R. Rose

Locations: Headquarters-Room 404
Statewide Operations Center (SOC)-Hanover Complex

Number of Employees - 36

Mission: The mission of the Chief Engineer’s Office is to develop and coordinate the implementation of Administration policies pertaining to highway and bridge design, traffic design and safety programs, environmental design, maintenance and construction operations, materials and research, and provide direction for the Statewide Operations Center’s CHART (Cheaspeake Highway Advisories Routing Traffic) program which improves motorist safety, reduces congestion, and enhances freeway/expressway/major arterial operation.

Key projects and Responsibilities:

  • State Procurement Offices
  • Statewide Operations Center (SOC)
  • Annual Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) Conference
  • Determination of Consultant Liability for Design Errors
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Construction Claims
  • System Preservation Program
  • Value Engineering Program
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