Catherine Hejl, P.E., is the district engineer for TxDOT's Bryan District.
The district comprises Brazos, Burleson, Freestone, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Walker and Washington counties. Hejl is responsible for all areas of the district's multimodal transportation network.
A 24-year TxDOT veteran, Hejl has served as the Bryan District's Director of Operations since 2008, and in 2004 served as the District's Director of Maintenance.
After earning her bachelors degree in science in civil engineering at Texas A&M University in 1984, Hejl joined TxDOT's Bryan District a year later as an engineering assistant and, eventually, the assistant resident engineer in the Huntsville Residency. In 1987, she transferred to the Bryan Area Office as assistant area engineer. In 1999 she joined the district office as a maintenance engineer. In 2000 she was promoted to Bryan Area Engineer where she oversaw the operations of Brazos County.
Hejl was the 2007 recipient of the Dewitt C. Greer Award. She has three children.