Longest-serving USDOT deputy secretary passes away

November 14th, 2023

Mortimer Downey, the longest serving deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), passed away from pulmonary fibrosis on November 2, 2023 at the age of 87. Mortimer Downey. Photo courtesy of AASHTO. Downey served as USDOT deputy secretary from 1993 to 2001. He was originally appointed to the position at the beginning of […]

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