Continue in 4 seconds
Paul Mather

Paul Mather

Paul currently serves as the Highway Division Administrator for the Oregon Department of Transportation, overseeing the five Regions, Technical Services, Major Projects Branch, and Maintenance/Operations.� His focus is on the long-term development and success of the division, the internal working relationships between various leadership teams and work units.� Prior to starting his current role in 2010, Paul served as the Region 3 Manager, headquartered in Roseburg. There he was responsible for the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations of state highways and other transportation facilities in a varied geographic area with several large population centers.Paul joined ODOT in 1984 in traffic engineering. Over the years, he has worked in construction, maintenance and project development in Regions 1, 2 and 3, as well as at agency headquarters in Salem. He served as a district manager before becoming the Region 3 manager, and has delivered a variety of special assignments. �In recent years, Paul led the department�s response to the state�s deteriorating bridges by coordinating the Bridge Options Report, which resulted in a legislatively approved $1.3 billion funding package.� He also led the 2007 Project Delivery Review effort.Paul is a licensed Professional Engineer.� He holds a Bachelor�s degree in Civil Engineering from OregonStateUniversity and a Master�s degree in Public Administration from Lewis and ClarkCollege.�