Retired Marine general and Texas A&M executive named new TxDOT director

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Department of Transportation has named a new leader.

The Texas Transportation Commission selected Gen. Joe Weber to fill the post. He’s currently the Vice President of Student Affairs at Texas A&M University.

Weber replaces Phil Wilson who left to lead the Lower Colorado River Authority.

Weber will take over at TxDOT on April 23rd.

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