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

(Texas A&M University)
(Texas A&M University)

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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