Toribio Garza Jr. P.E., is the district engineer for TxDOT's Pharr District.
The district comprises eight counties: Jim Hogg, Brooks, Kenedy, Willacy, Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Zapata.
Garza is a 27-year TxDOT veteran. He joined the TxDOT family in 1986 and held various positions in the Pharr and Corpus Christi Districts before being named the Pharr District's director of maintenance in 1999. He was selected as the Maintenance Division's deputy director in 2007 and became division director in 2009. He most recently served as director of operations and maintenance in the Corpus Christi District before becoming the Pharr district engineer on Oct. 1, 2013.
Garza earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas in 1986 and became a licensed professional engineer in 1991.