Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the Resignation of Ray A. Barnhart as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration

 

October 16, 1987

 

President Reagan today accepts with regret the resignation of R.A. Barnhart as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. Ray Barnhart has served the administration for almost 7 years, guiding the multimillion dollar Federal Highway Program. The President commends Ray Barnhart for an outstanding job and for having the courage of his convictions in providing tireless leadership to America's highway program.