ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The head of the Maryland Transportation Authority has abruptly resigned.
The Washington Post reported Wednesday that no reason for his departure was publicly released.READ MORE: Masks Required For All In Anne Arundel County-Owned Buildings, Unvaccinated County Employees To Undergo Weekly Testing
Kevin C. Reigrut oversaw the state’s eight toll facilities. He led the 1,700-employee agency since January 2017.
Agency spokeswoman Cheryl Sparks said Chief Operating Officer John O’Neill will serve as acting executive director.
Sparks declined to answer questions about the reasons for Reigrut’s resignation. His biography was removed from the authority’s website.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Rate Rises To 3.23%, 25 Hospitalized
The Daily Record first reported the news of Reigrut’s departure.
Under Reigrut’s leadership, the authority eliminated a $7.50 fee imposed on new customers of the state’s E-ZPass program.
Reigrut said it was meant to boost electronic payments as Maryland explored a cashless system.Fire Investigators Probe Deadly Blaze In Caroline County Mobile Home
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