PARIS – The Texas Department of Transportation today announced that Martin Gonzalez will serve as Greenville area engineer, overseeing construction and maintenance efforts in Hunt and Rains counties in Northeast Texas.
“Martin has a wealth of experience with TxDOT, and will be a valued member of our team here in the Paris District,” said Noel Paramanantham, TxDOT district engineer based in Paris. “He will begin his new duties effective Jan. 9, 2017.”
Gonzalez graduated from Midwestern State University in 1998 and received his P.E. license in 2010. He began his career with TxDOT in 1999 as an engineering assistant in the central design section of the Wichita Falls District. He also worked in plan review, design, right-of-way and construction. He deployed to Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in January 2007 and returned to TxDOT in April 2008. He still serves in the U.S. Army Reserves.
He transferred to the Dallas District in 2013 and worked as a transportation operations engineer, overseeing the operations of HOV lanes. He was responsible for transitioning oversight of HOV lanes from DART to TxDOT, lead the traffic sign design group, served as the railroad coordinator, and prepared/reviewed maintenance contracts. He also lead the district’s Highway Safety Improvement Program and Fatal Crash Review Team.
In 2016 he began work as a construction engineering and inspection engineer in the Collin County area office, overseeing the $37 million Congestion Mitigation Project for US 75 and President George Bush Turnpike. Gonzalez and his wife, Angela, have three children: Ana, 15, Gabriel, 6, and Alexis, 3. They spend their time volunteering, attending church functions and cheering Ana and Gabriel in their sports and extra-curricular activities.
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