Landmark Science & Engineering announced that firm President Ted C. Williams was appointed by Gov. John C. Carney as the new chairman of the Delaware Department of Transportation’s Council on Transportation.

In a ceremony Aug. 14 in Dover, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan honored Weston E. “Pete” Nellius of Rehoboth for his 17 years of service on the council, including serving as chairman.

Williams served as a member of the council under three governors in the past eight years, having been first appointed by former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner and reappointed twice by former Gov. Jack Markell. Williams said he is “honored by the confidence shown by Gov. Carney and Secretary Cohan” in appointing him to lead the council and he is “looking forward to providing solid leadership and recommendations that will help Gov. Carney, his administration and the citizens of Delaware.”

The council is a nine‐member advisory panel that serves in an oversight and advisory capacity to the secretary and directors of DelDOT and to the governor on issues relating to transportation and other matters that may aid DelDOT in providing the best possible transportation services. The council has final approval of the Long Range Transportation Plan, final approval of transportation priorities Capital Transportation Program, reviews and approves DelDOT’s Capital Transportation Program, approves highway realignments and reviews and comments on certificates of convenience and necessity.

Williams is a professional engineer in Delaware with more than 42 years — 30 with Landmark — of comprehensive experience in civil/site engineering and project management of public and private construction projects. He is the president of the committee of 100 and has served nationally as chairman of the American Council of Engineering Companies. He was elected to the College of Fellows of ACEC in 2011 and was inducted to the Order of the Engineer in 2015.

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