Childress District Engineer
Darwin L. Lankford, P.E., is the district engineer for TxDOT's Childress District.
He worked on a variety of design, construction, and maintenance projects leading up to his licensure as a Professional Engineer in 1994. In 1997, he was named the district's advanced planning engineer and, in November 1999, became the district's construction engineer. Prior to his appointment as district engineer in September 2021, Lankford was the director of operations for the Childress District, a position he held for 17 years.
He is a 1988 graduate of Texas Tech University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering.