Governor Carney appoints Ted C. Williams to Chair Council on Transportation

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September 17, 2018

Landmark’s Ted Williams to succeed Weston “Pete” Nellius as COT Chairman

Landmark Science & Engineering, one of the region’s largest integrated civil engineering and environmental sciences consulting firms, is pleased to announce that firm president Ted C. Williams has been appointed by Governor John C. Carney as the new chairman of the Delaware Department of Transportation’s Council on Transportation (COT). In a ceremony in Dover on August 14, Secretary Jennifer Cohan honored Weston E. “Pete” Nellius of Rehoboth for his 17 years of service on the COT including serving as chairman.

Ted Williams has served as a member of COT under three governors in the past eight years, having been first appointed by Governor Minner and reappointed twice by Governor Markell. Mr. Williams says he is “honored by the confidence shown by Governor 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 Governor Carney, his administration, and the citizens of Delaware.”

The Council on Transportation 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 COT has final approval of the Long Range Transportation Plan, final approval of transportation priorities Capital Transportation Program (CTP), reviews and approves DelDOT’s Capital Transportation Program (CTP), approves highway realignments, and reviews and comments on certificates of convenience and necessity.
Ted Williams is a professional engineer in Delaware with over 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 (FACEC) in 2011 and was inducted to the Order of the Engineer in 2015.

Landmark Science & Engineering is a Delaware firm, started in 1987 as Landmark Engineering, Inc. The firm is one of the regions’ largest and most diverse integrated civil engineering and environmental consulting firms, providing professional services across the disciplines of site/civil, water resources and environmental engineering, land surveying, natural environmental sciences and site remediation. The firm of 30 serves clients in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania from its offices in Newark, Delaware and Havre de Grace, Maryland. www.Landmark‐