Contact: Lisa Tipton

Phone: (325) 643-0413

Date: Jan. 23, 2019

EASTLAND – The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Brownwood District is pleased to announce the selection of Bob Cochrane, P.E., as the Eastland Area Engineer. The Eastland Area includes Comanche, Eastland, and Stephens counties.

Cochrane began his TxDOT career in 1986 working in the Bridge Division. He has held the following positions at TxDOT: Del Rio Assistant Area Engineer, Bridge Construction Engineer in the Bridge Division, North Austin Assistant Area Engineer, Hearne Area Engineer, and Bryan District Maintenance Engineer. He retired from TxDOT in 2011. From 2011 to 2015, he worked as the Grimes County Engineer. Since 2016, he has been working as a project manager for consulting firms.

Cochrane graduated from Texas A&M University in 1984 with a degree in civil engineering. He and his wife Jeanie have one son, Alex. In his free time, Cochrane enjoys boating, motorcycle riding, and working on old cars.

Cochrane began his new duties Dec. 1, 2018.


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