Deputy Executive Director/COO, Colorado Department of Transportation

Mike Lewis joined the Colorado Department of Transportation in May 2015 as the Deputy Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this role, he served as Director of Rhode Island DOT and board member of Rhode Island Public Transit Authority, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority and Rhode Island Public Rail Corporation from March 2008-February 2015. Prior to appointments in Rhode Island, he served as the Director of Boston’s Central Artery Tunnel Project (The Big Dig) from April 2000 until project completion in 2007. Mike is a past President of the American Association of State Highways and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and is a member of the National Academy of Construction (NAC).