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- Richard Dorsey Chief of Highway Services, Montgomery County Department of Transportation
- Ellen Kamilakis Spokesperson, Virginia Dept. of Transportation; @VaDOT
- Christopher Shorter Director, D.C. Department of Public Works; @DCDPW
- Jason Samenow Weather Editor, Washington Post and Chief Meteorologist for the Capital Weather Gang; @capitalweather
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