Transurban names North American operations VP
Amanda Baxter promoted from project director position
Amanda Baxter, Transurban’s former project director for the 495 Northern Extension project in the Washington, D.C., region, has been promoted as vice president of operations in North America, the toll road operator and developer announced Thursday. Baxter will be based at Transurban’s Alexandria headquarters.
In her new position, Baxter will oversee all operations, maintenance and pricing of Transurban’s 53-mile Express Lanes network and construction projects totaling 49 miles in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Before joining Transurban, Baxter served as a consultant with Kimley-Horn and Whitman Requardt and Associates, as well as leading development of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s first express lanes along Interstate 66 inside the Beltway.
She also was involved in federal infrastructure improvements, working with several agencies, including the Federal Highway Administration, Department of Defense, National Park Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. She replaces Pierce Coffee, who was recently named president of Transurban North America.