Trowler Appointed ATL District Director of Transportation Operations


ATLANTA — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) would like to announce that Christina Trowler, P.E. has been selected as the new Director of Transportation Operations for the Atlanta District.

In her new position, Trowler will oversee traffic operations in Bowie, Camp, Cass, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Panola, Titus, and Upshur counties.  This includes signals, illumination, pavement markings, signs, radio, railroad coordination, and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) operations.

Trowler is a second geration TxDOT employee

“As a second generation TxDOT employee, it is very rewarding to serve the area and community where I was born and raised. I truly enjoy working to enhance traffic safety on our local roadways, ” Trowler said.

She began her career with TxDOT as a summer hire in 2005 and worked in the Atlanta District for the following two summers. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering degree in 2010, Trowler joined an engineering firm in Texarkana.  She became a licensed professional engineer in 2013.  Trowler rejoined TxDOT’s Atlanta District in 2014. She has served as the district traffic engineer since 2018 and previously spent time working in the area office, automation, traffic and advance planning.

Trowler and her husband, Derik, have two sons, Nicholas and Ethan, and reside in Atlanta.  Christina and her husband enjoy chasing their two boys in all their extracurricular activities, being outdoors, and spending time with family.

Trowler’s new duties took effect on October 1. She replaces Rebecca Wells, P.E., who was recently named District Engineer for TxDOT’s Atlanta District.