WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Bobby Littlefield, who is retiring as the Waco District
  engineer after 33 years of outstanding service with the Texas
  Department of Transportation; and
         WHEREAS, Bobby Littlefield has served the state with
  distinction over the course of his career, and he has been
  especially effective during his 13 years as a district engineer; and
         WHEREAS, During his tenure as the Paris District engineer,
  he oversaw the replacement of the historic United States Highway
  69 and United States Highway 75 bridges at the Red River, and he
  led the expansions of several major traffic arteries; as Waco
  District engineer, he directed the $2 billion reconstruction and
  upgrade of Interstate 35 through Central Texas and of United
  States Highway 190 in Bell and Coryell Counties; and
         WHEREAS, In 2003, he received the department's DeWitt
  C. Greer Award for excellence in the engineering field, and he
  has served on the policy boards of the Sherman-Denison
  Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Waco Metropolitan
  Planning Organization, and the Killeen-Temple Metropolitan
  Planning Organization; and
         WHEREAS, An exemplary public servant, he is respected and
  admired by his colleagues, and his presence at the Texas
  Department of Transportation will be greatly missed; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, hereby commend Bobby Littlefield on his exceptional
  service to the people of Texas as an employee of the Texas
  Department of Transportation and extend to him best wishes for
  continued success in all his endeavors; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of high regard from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on February 13, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate