BikeWalkLee welcomes the new FDOT District 1 Secretary, LK Nandam and looks forward to working with him to continue the outstanding complete streets and bike/ped safety efforts initiated by Billy Hattaway, the preceding District 1 Secretary.
On Friday, November 4, 2016 FDOT Secretary Jim Boxold appointed L. K. Nandam, PE as the new District 1 Secretary, replacing Billy Hattaway who is leaving the department after many years of service to be the Director of Transportation for the City of Orlando.
L. K. currently serves as the Director of Operations. Prior to that, he served as the District Traffic Operations Engineer for a number of years. He has previously served in other positions, including at the local government level, and with a private sector engineering firm.
FDOT Secretary Jim Boxold stated, “In my time as Secretary, I have been impressed with L. K.’s commitment to excellence, passion for our work, and focus on our employees. I am confident he is well suited to this challenge and look forward to his leadership in this new and very important role.”
District Secretary Nandam said, “I am excited to be named as the new District Secretary and am thankful for the confidence Secretary Boxold placed in me. I look forward to working together with our communities to fulfilling their transportation needs.”
To provide a smooth transition L. K. Nandam’s appointment became effective November 4, 2016.