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Alberta Blair P.E., Director of Public Works

Alberta Blair P.E., Director of Public Works

Alberta Blair Director of Public Works

Appointed Director of Public Works, Alberta Blair is responsible for the planning, design, right-of-way acquisition, and construction of approved transportation projects. In addition, she provides engineering support to the County’s four Road and Bridge Districts, as well as real estate support to the entire County government. Transportation projects are executed in partnership with Dallas County cities, Texas Department of Transportation, North Central Texas Council of Governments, North Texas Tollway Authority, and Dallas Area Rapid Transit. Alberta also currently serves as board chair for the Inland Port Transportation Management Association. 

Alberta joined Dallas County in September 1993. Prior to being appointed director, Alberta served as Public Works Assistant Director of Engineering and Construction in which she led the division . She was responsible for the design, engineering, and construction of approved transportation projects under both the 1991 bond and Major Capital Improvement Program (MCIP). These projects were completed in coordination with the planning, utilities and right of way acquisition in conjunction with Dallas County’s 5-Phase Project Delivery System. In addition, she provided engineering support to the County’s four Road and Bridge Districts, the unincorporated areas and other county departments.  

Prior to joining Dallas County, Alberta served with the City of Dallas as a Project Manager in the Central Dallas Business District. She managed projects such as the streets for the Art District, McKinney Avenue Trolley, and Farmers Market. Additionally, Alberta managed the initial Tax Increment Finance District (TIF) for the State Thomas area. Upon leaving the City of Dallas, she served on the State Thomas District TIF Board as head of the Design Review Committee and Board Chair. Alberta also served on the Cultural Affairs Commission for the City of Dallas. 

Alberta is a native Dallasite and an Alumna of Ursuline Academy of Dallas. She received a B.S. degree in Environmental Design and a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the distinguished Texas A & M University. She is an active member of Concord Baptist Church and serves as the Children’s Leader with the Bible Study Fellowship.