California Department of Transportation

Matthew (Matt) Brady - District 1 Director


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Matt is a 25-year employee with Caltrans, a certified Project Management Professional, and a California licensed Professional Engineer. After graduating from Santa Clara University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Matt began his career with Caltrans in Orange County (Caltrans District 12). After three years in District 12, Matt spent six years with Structure Design in Sacramento.

Matt was promoted to Senior Transportation Engineer in 2000, serving as a California Transportation Commission Liaison with Transportation Programming, also in Sacramento. In late 2001, Matt moved to District 1 to become a Project Manager and in 2004 he was promoted to District 1's Deputy District Director of Program and Project Management.

Matt has delivered many high profile projects such as the Willits Bypass, Ten Mile River Bridge, Confusion Hill Realignment, Alton Interchange, and Mad River Bridges. He has also taken on special assignments including a 15 month rotation as the Deputy District Director of Maintenance & Operations in District 1, and as the Division Chief for the Headquarters Division of Engineering Services.