TxDOT names new head

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has named a new executive director.

The Texas Transportation Commission has named James Bass as head of TxDOT following the resignation of James Webber in October.

Bass will begin in his new role on January 1, 2016 after serving as chief financial officer at the agency since 2005. Bass began his TxDOT career in 1985.

As previously reported by P3 Bulletin, TxDOT has  scrapped the private financing component of its SH 183 highway project.