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Brad Wieferich, P.E.
Bradley C. Wieferich, P.E., is currently the acting director for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). He has served the department for 27 years in several capacities, most recently as the chief operations officer and chief engineer. Wieferich has also held the positions of director for the Bureau of Development, engineer of design, and was the manager of the Marshall Transportation Service Center. He has worked in three different MDOT regions and as a road design engineer in the central office. Prior to joining MDOT, Wieferich was employed for three years as a field engineer by a consulting firm in the greater Chicago area.
Wieferich is a leader at MDOT, as well as nationally, by serving on the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) Board of Directors and Council on Highways and Streets. He also represents the department on the State Transportation Innovation Council and the Council on Future Mobility and Electrification. In addition, Wieferich serves AASHTO's liaison to the Transportation Association of Canada Chief Engineers’ Panel and is a co-lead for the Michigan Liaison Committee for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.
A graduate of Michigan State University (1992), Wieferich holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.