Gov. Phil Bryant has named Carey Webb as State Aid Engineer. Webb was promoted to State Aid Engineer after serving as Assistant State Aid Engineer since May 2002. Webb assumed duties effective Feb. 1, 2012.

“I am pleased that Carey accepted this appointment,” Bryant said. “He has extensive engineering experience and has served Mississippi well for many years. I am confident that he will provide great leadership in managing our infrastructure.”

As State Aid Engineer, Webb will direct the Office of State Aid Road Construction. The office administers Mississippi’s State Aid Road Program, which assists counties with the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges. The office also helps local jurisdictions maintain the safety and integrity of non state-owned bridges through the Local System Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program.

“I have worked with Mississippi counties for many years and am proud to have such a great opportunity to help local jurisdictions improve their roads and bridges,” Webb said.

Webb has held county, municipal and private-sector engineering positions. He also served as District Engineer at the Office of State Aid Road Construction from 1989 to 2002.

Webb holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Mississippi State University and also holds the designation of Professional Engineer.

Governor Phil Bryant Press Release