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Deputy Administrator

Portrait of Andrew RogersAndrew Rogers

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Andrew Rogers was named Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on February 27, 2023. In this role, Mr. Rogers serves as the second-in-command for the 2,700-person agency and plays a leadership role in the agency’s program and policy operations. Mr. Rogers works alongside the FHWA Administrator and FHWA Executive Director to establish agency program policies, objectives, and priorities, and provide direction to the FHWA headquarters and field organizations in implementing the vision and strategic goals for the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the FHWA.

Prior to being named Deputy Administrator, Mr. Rogers served as FHWA’s Chief Counsel since January 2021. In this role, Mr. Rogers oversaw and coordinated legal services for the entire agency and led legal professionals in headquarters and the field, providing legal advice and strategic guidance on grant and program administration, federal legislation, regulatory affairs, environmental compliance, and related litigation.

Previously, Mr. Rogers served as Chief Counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, where he was the chief legal advisor for United States Senators and staff on legal and policy issues related to transportation, energy, and environmental law. He also served as the Director of Legislative Affairs for the American Association for Justice, where he managed federal advocacy before Congress and federal regulators. He began his legal career in private practice in Detroit, Michigan as a litigator.

Mr. Rogers holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Business and Political Science from Kalamazoo College and earned his Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School.

Mr. Rogers lives with his wife and two daughters in Washington, D.C.

Last updated: Thursday, March 9, 2023