Recognized at June 14 banquet in Refugio

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Corpus Christi District recognized employees with Safe Operator and No Injury Awards for 2006. The Safety Awards Recognition banquet was held June 14 at the Refugio Community Center in Refugio.

The No Injury Awards for 20 years or more will be given to 16 employees.

The Safe Operator Awards for 20 years or more will be given to 32 employees.

No Injury Awards will be given to:

Gonzalo Trevino Jr., 20 years - Alice Maintenance Arturo Morin, 22 years - Alice Area Office

Safe Operator Awards will be given to:

Martin Vela, 20 years -Alice Maintenance Fidencio Gonzalez III, 20 years - Alice Maintenance Rolando Barrera, 21 years -Alice Maintenance Noel Ibarra, 22 years - Alice Maintenance Luciano Martinez, Jr., 22 years - Alice Area Office

Safe Operator awards are given to drivers and/or equipment operators that operate motorized equipment regularly and frequently (3 to 4 times a week) for at least 11 months of the award year.

No Injury awards are given to employees directly associated with maintenance and construction work, Ferry crews, employees in the district supply facilities and shops, and those who perform laboratory testing and/or work in contractors' plants.