OGDEN — Cory Pope, deputy director of the Utah Department of Transportation's Region 2, has been named director of UDOT's Region 1.
The Region 1 office oversees Davis, Weber, Morgan, Box Elder, Cache and Rich counties.
Pope supervised project development and delivery in the Region 2 offices and previously served in UDOT's geotechnical and construction divisions.
Pope, who has a degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah, is a registered professional engineer.
He replaces Ahmad Jaber, who will become the director of program development for UDOT. Pope and Jaber will assume their new assignments in late September.