Four industry leaders will be honored at event in October

Four giants in transportation will be honored on October 4 at the Maine Transportation Achievement Awards Luncheon at the Augusta Civic Center, the MBTA board of directors announced.

Dr. Habib Dagher, founding executive director of the Advanced Structures & Composites Center at the University of Maine, will receive the Transportation Champion Award. Lifetime Achievement Awards will go to: John Dority, who served as MaineDOT chief engineer from 1995 to 2009;Tim Folster of Sargent Corp. and a former MBTA president and longtime board member; and Steve Sawyer of Sebago Technics, a two-time MBTA president and MBTA board member.

“Maine has a big transportation system that connects the fabric of our citizens’ lives and enables our communities to thrive,” said MBTA President Paul Bradbury who received a Maine Transportation Achievement Award for public service in 2014.

“These four individuals have played a big role in that big system,” said Bradbury. “They are truly giants, and we are so grateful for all they have done to make transportation in our state safer and more efficient.”

The Maine Transportation Achievement Awards were founded in 1983, and have gone to community and industry leaders who have made significant contributions to transportation in Maine. Invitations for the event will go out in September.


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Maine Transportation Achievement Awards

Friday, October 4, 2019

Augusta Civic Center

Sponsorship information: Please contact the MBTA office: 207-622-0526.