PARIS – The Texas Department of Transportation has named Daniel Taylor, P.E., as its area engineer based in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Taylor is one of four area engineers serving TxDOT’s nine-county Paris District in Northeast Texas.
“We are fortunate to have Daniel Taylor assume leadership of this important regional sector of the Paris District,” said Paul Montgomery, TxDOT district engineer based in Paris. “He will begin his new duties effective May 1, coordinating our work in Hopkins and Franklin Counties.”
A native of Clarksville, Texas, Taylor began work at the agency as a summer hire in Red River County, and worked at the Paris area office while in college. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in 2004 and accepted a position at the Sulphur Springs area office assisting with design and construction. He earned his professional engineers license in 2008. In 2010 his work in the Sulphur Springs office shifted to overseeing construction, and developing plans for State Highway 154 corridor projects. He was named assistant engineer at the Greenville area office in 2013, where he coordinated all construction projects in Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt and Rains counties.
Taylor and his wife, Rebekah, reside in Sulphur Springs. His hobbies include watching and playing sports, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering at his local church.