The Texas Department of Transportation has a new area engineer.

Roy “Corky” Neukam has been chosen for The Amarillo Area Office which is responsible for highway maintenance and construction in Armstrong, Deaf Smith, Oldham, Potter, and Randall counties.

Neukam earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and began his TxDOT career in 2005 and has worked in various capacities as an engineering assistant and became a licensed professional engineer in 2010.