Acting Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch won the unanimous approval of the Senate Transportation to become the next Secretary of the Department of Transportation, PennDOT. Schoch’s name now goes before the full Senate, where approval is expected there as well.

With 28 years of experience, Schoch, of Camp Hill, has worked on both master planning activities as well as project development for major transportation corridors throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, according to a statement released by the Committee.