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Transportation Planning and Programming Director

Peter Smith, P.E.

Peter Smith, P.E., serves as Director of Transportation Planning and Programming.

Smith started his career with TxDOT in 1981, joining as an engineering technician in the Houston District and rising to the leadership position of Director of Hydraulic Design in the Design Division. In this role, he led the development of the Hydraulic Design Manual, bridge scour evaluation procedures and storm water management procedures for Texas.

Smith joined the private sector in 1997, working as a transportation consultant in Texas and around the U.S., as well as globally. He has held business leadership positions in some of the nation’s largest consulting firms, responsible for strategic growth and business profitability, client relationships and staff development. As a consultant, he provided technical and management leadership on some of Texas’ largest infrastructure programs and some of the world’s most interesting infrastructure programs and projects.

Smith holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Bradford in England and a Master of Science in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Contact Smith by phone at (512) 486-5001 by email.