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Deputy Secretary for Planning

James D. Ritzman, P.E.

Deputy Secretary of Planning James D. Ritzman is in charge of PennDOT's Office of Planning, which is responsible for statewide transportation planning and programming activities and for developing and managing the commonwealth's multimodal Twelve Year Transportation Program. Key to these activities is the management of federal highway and bridge funds, which leverage a construction program of $1.25 billion per year.