Office of Infrastructure
US Department of Transport
Thomas (Tom) Everett became the Associate Administrator for the Office of Infrastructure in April 2016. In this capacity, he provides leadership, policy direction, and oversight to guide the administration and implementation of the Federal-aid Highway Program. Tom leads key program areas dealing with design, construction, and preservation of pavements, bridges, tunnels, as well as asset management, transportation performance management, emergency relief, consultant services, and construction contract administration. Prior to becoming Associate Administrator, Tom served as the Office Director for the Office of Program Administration for two years where he guided stewardship and oversight of the Federal-aid programs related to emergency relief, Federal-aid eligibility, ferry boats, Puerto Rico and territorial funding, utilities, value engineering, geometric design, major projects, and contract administration.
Tom has also served in several key management positions; a Structural Engineer Team Leader in the HQ Office of Bridges and Structures, as a Bridge Management/Inspection Engineer in the Resource Center and as a Technical Programs Team Leader in the Tennessee Division. Tom joined FHWA in 1985 as a Highway Engineer Trainee.
Tom is a registered professional engineer and holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University.
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