Doug Newquist of Beloit Promoted to KDOT Highway Maintenance Superintendent
The Kansas Department of Transportation has promoted Doug Newquist of Beloit to Highway Maintenance Superintendent for Area Two in District Two.
As the Highway Maintenance Superintendent for Area Two, Newquist will coordinate and lead subarea crews who are responsible for highway maintenance in Cloud, Republic, Mitchell and Jewell Counties.
Newquist began his service with the Kansas Department of Transportation in Beloit in 1994 as an Equipment Operator 1 and through a series of promotions was promoted to the Equipment Operator Specialist in 2001 and became the Highway Maintenance Supervisor in 2018.
“When I came to work here in 1994, I wasn’t sure if I was where I should be. Then after 2-3 months, I knew I had found home,” said Newquist. “I am honored to be selected for this position and I look forward to any challenges it may bring.”