Director of Project Delivery & Design
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Rick Johnson became the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s Director of Project Delivery in January 2022.
Johnson began his career with the agency in 1997 in Roadway Design. In 2001, he moved to the Special Projects Branch of Roadway Design and Project Management Division eventually becoming the Division 8 Project Manager in 2010. Beginning in 2014, Johnson established and oversaw the Facilities Management Division. His most recent position was the Project Management Division Manager from 2016 until 2019 when he was appointed the Director of Capital Programs.
During his tenure with ODOT, Johnson served as Project Manager for several notable projects: the reconstruction of the Tulsa Metropolitan Area I-244 TIGER Grant, Oklahoma’s first multi-modal bridge crossing to accommodate highway, high-speed intercity and commuter rail, pedestrian and bicycle traffic; as well as Oklahoma’s first fully accelerated bridge construction project on SH-51 over Cottonwood Creek.
Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Management both from Southern Nazarene University.