DENVER — Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 — Gov. Hickenlooper today announced Shailen Bhatt will be leaving his role as Executive Director of the Department of Transportation (CDOT).
“Shailen’s innovation and drive has pushed the Department of Transportation to work tirelessly to stand up a transportation network that can meet the needs of Colorado,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “We wish him the best and can only say ‘watch out’ as he brings his expertise and creativity to a new set of challenges.”
Gov. Hickenlooper appointed Bhatt in February of 2015. During his tenure, Bhatt focused on public safety and worked to better the lives of Coloradans through an improved transportation system.