LIMA — Kirk Slusher has been appointed assistant director of field operations for the Ohio Department of Transportation in Columbus, where he will oversee each of the state’s 12 district deputy directors starting April 15.
Slusher will also be responsible for ODOT’s central office division of operations, information technology, facilities and equipment management, ODOT said. Slusher was previously the deputy director for ODOT District 1.
Chris Hughes, of Van Wert, will be District 1’s new deputy director. The district covers Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot counties.