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  226.040.  State highways and transportation commission to appoint director of department of transportation, qualifications, duties — chief engineer, qualifications, duties — assistants and other employees. — 1.  The state highways and transportation commission shall appoint a chief executive officer with the title of director of the Missouri department of transportation.  The director shall serve at the pleasure of the commission.  The director shall be a citizen and a resident of this state, shall have had executive management experience for at least five years, and may be a registered professional engineer.  The director's duties shall include appointment of a chief engineer, a chief financial officer and other department heads, engineers and other employees as the commission may designate and deem necessary.  Under the direction of the commission, the director shall have general charge of, and be responsible for, the overall operations and performance of the department.  The director shall provide quarterly to the commission at its regularly scheduled meetings a current unaudited written version of the report required in subsection 2 of section 21.795 with changes from the most recent audited report clearly marked.  Such report shall be made available to the public.

  2.  The chief engineer shall be a registered professional engineer responsible for preparation and approval of all engineering documents, plans and specifications and shall have general oversight of construction and maintenance work for the department as determined by the director.

  3.  Engineers of the department responsible for supervising the activities of road and bridge design, construction, maintenance and materials inspection and analysis shall be registered professional engineers in this state.


(RSMo 1939 § 8744, A.L. 1951 p. 800, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1681 & 1342 merged with S.B. 883)

Prior revision: 1929 § 8096


Chief engineer may grant special permits for overweight vehicles, 304.200

Housemovers, special permit, duties of chief engineer, 324.715

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