Taylor Henderson was named State Maintenance Division engineer of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation in June 2018.
Taylor Henderson was named State Maintenance Division engineer of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation in June 2018. Henderson will be responsible for managing activities of the Maintenance Division, including general repair of bridges, interstates and highways; mowing; beautification efforts; litter cleanup; and snow and ice removal.
Henderson began his career at ODOT in the Oklahoma City Residency in 1997. In 2002, Henderson became an inspector for the reconstruction of the I-40 Webbers Falls bridge which had tragically collapsed as a result of an errant barge. He then returned to the Oklahoma City Residency and in 2004 was named assistant resident engineer.
In 2006, Henderson was promoted as Crosstown Construction Coordinator overseeing the massive I-40 Crosstown reconstruction project in downtown Oklahoma City.
In 2009, he was selected as the resident engineer in El Reno. In 2011, he was named maintenance engineer of Division Five which encompasses 11 counties in southwestern Oklahoma. He served in this role until his most recent promotion.