Michael D. Johnson, P.E.
Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) has a new Director, Michael D. Johnson, P.E. He earned a Master of Science from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Engineering from City College of New York. He holds additional certifications from Harvard University and the University of Michigan. His certifications include construction contract administrator, municipal engineer, and recycling coordinator.
Prior to joining DPW&T in Prince George’s County, Director Johnson served as the Director of Public Works for Annapolis City, Maryland. He also served as the Director of Public Works and City Engineer for the City of Gaithersburg from 2014 to 2020. Before that he served as the Director of Public Works in the City of East Orange, New Jersey. Director Johnson also spent several years as an engineer in New York City working on bridges, parking decks, and railways.
The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation has a staff of 400 personnel. Prince Georgians rely on a well-functioning DPW&T which is responsible for storms drains, snow removal, engineering and construction projects, traffic signals, street maintenance, road closures, litter, and illegal dumping removal. Director Johnson lends a unique perspective to DPW&T with his engineering background and is committed to serving the constituents of Prince George’s County by improving the services that DPW&T offers. Director Johnson enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with his family.