HAMMOND, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that Allison Schilling has been named the new district administrator for District 62, which includes Livingston, St. Helena, St. John, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes. With headquarters based in Hammond, District 62 encompasses 1,860 road miles, 1,060 bridges and oversees more than $366 million in current construction projects.
As the newly selected district administrator, Schilling brings 31 years of experience in road design and construction to DOTD. Schilling, who earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1998, joined DOTD in 1981 as an engineering technician. Since joining DOTD, Schilling has worked in several capacities ranging from engineering intern to engineering technician design specialist. Schilling’s most recent position was Program Delivery/Design Engineer.
Schilling replaces former district administrator, Connie Standige, who recently retired.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) is committed to delivering transportation and public works systems that enhance the quality of life. In addition to more than 16,600 miles of roadway, including over 890 miles of interstate, DOTD supports the development of the state’s aviation, marine and rail infrastructures. Through this work, we are able to facilitate economic development, create job opportunities, improve vital evacuation routes, and make critical freight corridors safer and more efficient.
For more information, please visit www.dotd.la.gov, email email@example.com, or call DOTD’s Customer Service Center at (225) 379-1232 or 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683). Business hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Motorists can access up-to-date travel information by dialing 511 or by visiting www.511la.org. Out of-state travelers can call 1-888-ROAD-511 (1-888-762-3511)