Charleston, W.Va. (AP) -- Deputy Transportation Secretary Paul Turman will leave state employment in September to resume work as a real estate developer.
Gov. Joe Manchin announced Wednesday that Turman will leave the Department of Transportation on Sept. 4.
Turman, who was appointed in August 2005, is credited with improving the agency's budgeting process by forecasting expenses and reducing the agency's equipment inventory.
In recent years the agency's Division of Highways has sold off millions of dollars worth of equipment.
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