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About Javier Rodriguez

Javier RodriguezJavier Rodriguez has served as Executive Director of the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) since March 2007. His primary duties are to oversee all aspects of MDX's Twenty-Year Master Transportation Plan, with its current $503 million five-year work program. MDX's overriding objective is to serve as an innovative transportation agency dedicated to enhancing mobility in Miami-Dade County. His responsibilities encompass the operation and maintenance of the existing toll road system, its expansion and financing. This includes long-range planning, design, right-of-way acquisition, construction, purchasing and contracting, and enhancing relations with its partners: the State of Florida, the Department of Transportation, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise, Miami-Dade County, Metropolitan Planning Organization, state and local agencies and municipalities.

Before joining MDX, Rodriguez worked with the Florida Department of Transportation, District 6 (FDOT) for 16 years, including four years as Director of Transportation Development. A native Floridian, Javier earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Florida International University. He received Engineer of the Year Award by the Cuban-American Association of Civil Engineers in 2005 and was presented with the Ben G. Watts Leadership Award by FDOT, in 2002. Javier will serve as president in 2015. He resides in Miami with his wife Katharine and two daughters Katharine Ann and Isabella.

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