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Thinking Outside the Box: Innovating for Better Project Delivery

Paula Hammond
Chair, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) & Senior Vice President, WSP USA

Carlos M. Braceras
Executive Director, Utah Department of Transportation

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About the Speakers  

Hammond headshotPaula Hammond is a national figure on transportation issues who joined WSP USA following a 34-year career with the Washington State Department of Transportation, serving as secretary of transportation from 2007 to 2013 and as chief of staff in the office of the secretary from 2001 through 2007. She is currently a member of the WTS International board of directors and the ARTBA board of directors. 






Braceras headshotCarlos M. Braceras is the executive director of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT). He has been with UDOT since 1986. His goal is to create the safest transportation system in the world to provide choices for all users to get where they want, when they want, in the way they want.  

He has helped build an organization that is trusted by its partners and the public. Carlos is a member and past chair of the TRB Executive Committee, member and past president of the AASHTO Board of Directors, and member and past president of the WASHTO Board of Directors. Carlos moved to Utah in 1980 with four friends after graduating from college to ski for one year. It’s been one great ski season. 

Twitter: @CarlosUDOT