JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Jeffrey Altman has been named the acting director of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).
He’ll assume the role on April 1.
Melinda McGrath, Source: Mississippi Department of Transportation
Altman temporarily fills the seat previously held by Melinda McGrath who retired on March 31.
He is a native of Wiggins and is a graduate of Mississippi State University.
The Mississippi Transportation Commission will begin a nationwide search for a permanent executive director.
The commission aims to make an appointment by April 2022.