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Deputy Secretary for Highway Administration

Michael W. Rebert, P.E.

Michael W. Rebert P.E. was named PennDOT's Acting Deputy Secretary for Highway Administration in April 2023 following a over 32-year career with PennDOT. 

Since April 2008, he had been serving as the District Executive at PennDOT District 5 – which includes Schuylkill, Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, and Monroe counties and employs a team of 900 staff who are responsible for the maintenance, design and construction of all state-maintained roads and bridges in the district.

Since starting with the department as an intern, Rebert has progressed through various positions in construction and maintenance. During that time, Rebert has been part of several significant roadway projects to improve access and safety for Pennsylvania drivers.

Rebert was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, and received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Villanova University in 1990, and is a member of the American Society of Highway Engineers---East Penn Chapter.

He and his wife, Debra, reside in Lehigh County, where they have two children, Megan and Michael.