Top-ranking FDOT official in Tampa Bay resigns amid continuing transportation woes

Florida Department of Transportation District 7 Secretary Paul Steinman is resigning his post effective July 14.

Steinman is the second District 7 high-ranking official to resign after Director of Transportation Debbie Hunt left the agency late last year. District 7 covers the entire Tampa Bay region.

FDOT Secretary Jim Boxold also resigned at the beginning of this year.

Steinman’s resignation comes after several months of continuing controversy over the agency’s handling of the former Tampa…