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Photo of Brandye Hendrickson Brandye Hendrickson

Acting Administrator

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

On July 24, 2017, Brandye Hendrickson was named Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). In this capacity, she leads the daily operations of 2,900-person federal agency which spans six time zones. She oversees the agency's $44 billion annual budget, directs execution of the "Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act" (FAST Act), and co-chairs the U.S.-Canada Transportation Border Working Group and U.S.-Mexico Joint Working Committee.

Hendrickson has a deep background in transportation, including two years serving as the Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation where she oversaw all aspects of its operations – from its 3,400 employees to its $400 million annual operating budget and billion-dollar annual construction budget. She has nearly 20 years of business experience.

She previously served as Deputy Commissioner of Indiana's Greenfield District (the Hoosier State's largest transportation district) from 2007-2015 where she managed an annual construction budget of approximately $250 million and an annual operating budget of $48 million. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Indiana University and is a Professional in Human Resources.

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