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Shailen Bhatt sworn in as 21st Federal Highway Administrator

Bhatt will now lead FHWA in administering more than US $350 billion as part of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law including formula and competitive grant programs

US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg (L) administering oath of office to Shailen Bhatt (R) Image - Linkedin/@Shailen Bhatt

Shailen Bhatt has been sworn in as the 21st Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on Jan 18, 2023, by the United States Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.‌‌

Bhatt was nominated for the post by US President Joe Biden on July 21, 2022, which was confirmed by the Senate on Dec 8, 2022, thereby becoming the first person of Indian origin to lead FHWA.‌‌

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