Nebraska Department of Roads Director to Retire

AASHTO Journal, 8 June 2012

Monty Fredrickson, director and state engineer of the Nebraska Department of Roads, will retire effective August 3 of this year. The announcement was made Tuesday by Gov. Dave Heineman, who appointed Fredrickson to his current position in 2009.

“It has been my privilege to serve the citizens of Nebraska in my years at the State Roads Department and as Director–State Engineer,” Fredrickson said in a statement. “I am proud of the many transportation professionals and dedicated employees who have worked alongside me over the years. Also, I thank the public and private organizations, elected and appointed officials, and the citizens of Nebraska for their support and a shared pride in Nebraska’s transportation system.”

Before becoming Director, Fredrickson served as Deputy Director of Engineering for 17 years. Also within the department, Fredrickson served as a district engineer in Omaha and spent more than 17 years in the Roadway Design Division in various capacities. He also worked in the private sector as a mechanical engineer for Shell Oil Company and previously served on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Standing Committee on Highways (

“Monty has been a great asset to the department,” Heineman said in a statement. “With his over 40 years of service, culminating with three years as Director–State Engineer of the department, we have seen many improvements that have benefited Nebraskans every day. I appreciate his service to the state and I wish him the best of luck in his retirement.”

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