Participating Partners

Roadside Safety Research
Pooled Fund Committee
PARTNERS

 

Updated July 2021

This research project is performed under a pooled fund program between the following states and agencies:

Stanley (Stan) C. Biddick, P.E.

Design Bureau, Final Design Division
Alabama Dept. of Transportation
1409 Coliseum Boulevard, T-205
Montgomery AL, 36110
Office: (334) 242-6833; Cell: (334) 850-0007

[email protected]

Jeff C. Jeffers, P.E.
Statewide Standard Specifications
Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities
3132 Channel Drive
P.O. Box 112500
Juneau, AK 99811-2500
(907) 465-8962
[email protected]

Bob Meline, P.E.
Caltrans
Office of Materials and Infrastructure
Division of Research and Innovation
5900 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 227-7031
[email protected]

John Jewell, P.E.
Senior Crash Testing Engineer
Office of Safety Innovation and Cooperative Research
Division of Research, Innovation & System Information
5900 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 227-5824
[email protected]

Joshua Keith, P.E.
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
4201 E Arkansas Ave, 4th Floor
Denver, CO 80222
(303) 757-9021
[email protected]

David Kilpatrick
State of Connecticut
Department of Transportation
2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131-7546
(860) 594-3288
[email protected]

Jeffery Van Horn, P.E.
Civil Engineering Program Manager
Transportation Solutions – Traffic Operations
Office: (302) 659-4606; Cell:(302) 922-7279
[email protected]

Derwood C. Sheppard, Jr., P.E.
Standard Plans Publication Eng.
FDOT Roadway Design Office
Florida Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450
(850) 414-4334
[email protected]

Marc Danley, P.E.
Technical Engineer
Idaho Transportation Department
HQ Design/Traffic Services
P.O. Box 7129
Boise, ID 83707-1129
(208) 334-8558
[email protected]


Kevin Sablan
Design and Traffic Engineer
Idaho Transportation Department
P.O. Box 7129
Boise, ID 83707-1129
(208) 334-8558
[email protected]

Martha A. Brown, P.E.
Safety Design Unit Chief
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Illinois Department of Transportation
2300 Dirksen Parkway, Room 005
Springfield, IL 62764
(217) 785-3034
[email protected]


Edgar Galofre
Safety Design Engineer
(217)558-9089
[email protected]

Daniel Harness
Office of Design – Methods
Iowa Department of Transportation
[email protected]


Zac Abrams
Traffic and Safety Project Engineer
Iowa Department of Transportation
(515)239-1567
[email protected]

Kurt Brauner, P.E.
Bridge Engineer Manager
Louisiana Transportation Center
1201 Capitol Road, Suite 605G
P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 379-1933(office)
[email protected]


Chris Guidry
Bridge Manager
Louisiana Transportation Center
Bridge & Structural Design Section
P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 379-1328
[email protected]

Jeff Robert
Division Chief
Bridge Design Division
Office of Structures
707 N. Calvert Street, Mailstop C-203
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 545-8327
[email protected]

James Danila
Assistant State Traffic Engineer
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
10 Park Plaza, Room 7210
Boston, MA 02116
(857) 368-9640
[email protected]

Alex Bardow
Director of Bridges and Structure
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
10 Park Plaza, Room 6430
Boston, MA 02116
(517) 335-9430
[email protected]

Carlos Torres, P.E.
Crash Barrier Engineer
Geometric Design Unit, Design Division
Michigan Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909
(517) 335-2852
[email protected]

Michael Elle, P.E.
Design Standards Engineer
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 696
St. Paul, MN 55155-1899
(651) 366-4622
[email protected]


Khamsai Yang
Assistant Design Standards Engineer
MnDOT-Office of Project Management and Technical Support
(651) 366-4708
[email protected]

Heath T. Patterson, P.E.
MDOT-State Maintenance Engineer
Emergency Coordinating Officer
401 N. West Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
(601) 359-7113
Cell: (601) 613-1060
[email protected]

Sarah Kleinschmit, P.E.
Policy and Innovations Engineer,
Missouri Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 270
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-751-7412
[email protected]


Nick Voltenburg
Intermediate Traffic Studies Specialist
573-751-1097
[email protected]

Afshin Jian
State Traffic Engineer
(505) 795-5993
[email protected]

Hebret Bokhru, P.E.
Engineering Manager
Traffic Engineering Division
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
200 NE 21st Street, 2-A7
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-3204
Office (direct): 405-522-5373
Office (Traffic Div.): 405-521-2861
[email protected]

Christopher Henson
Senior Roadside Design Engineer
Oregon Department of Transportation
Technical Services Branch
4040 Fairview Industrial Dr.
Salem, OR 97302-1142
(503) 986-3561
[email protected]

Hassan Raza
Standards & Criteria Unit Manager
Highway Delivery
400 North Street, 7th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Pennsylvania DOT
(717) 783-5110
[email protected]


Evan Pursel
Senior Civil Engineer
[email protected]

Ali Hangul, P.E., CPESC
Assistant Director, Design Standards and Policy
Tennessee Department of Transportation
James K. Polk State Office Building, 13th floor
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-0840
[email protected]

Chris Lindsey
Design Division
Texas Department of Transportation
125 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701-2483
(512) 416-2750
[email protected]


Taya Retterer P.E.
TxDOT Bridge Standards Engineer
Bridge Division
Texas Department of Transportation
125 E 11th ST.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 416-2719
[email protected]

Shawn Debenham
Traffic and Safety Division
Utah Department of Transportation
4501 South 2700 West
PO Box 143200
Salt Lake City UT 84114-3200
(801) 965-4590
[email protected]

John Donahue
Design Policy and Analysis Manager
Washington State Dept. of Transportation
Development Division
P.O. Box 47329
Olympia, WA 98504-7246
(360) 705-7952
d[email protected]


Mustafa Mohamedali
Assistant Research Project Manager
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
Development Division
P.O. Box 47372
Olympia, WA 98504-7372
(360) 704-6307
[email protected]


Tim Moeckel
Policy Support Engineer
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)
[email protected]

Joe Hall, P.E., P.S.
Technical Policy QA/QC Engineer Value Engineering Coordinator
[email protected]


Ted Whitmore
Traffic Services Engineer
WV DOT – Traffic Engineering
Building 5, Room A-550
1900 Kanawha Blvd E.
Charleston, WV 25305-0430
(304) 414-7373
[email protected]

Erik Emerson P.E.
Standards Development Engineer-Roadside Design
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Bureau of Project Development
4802 Sheboygan Ave., Room 651
P.O. Box 7916
Madison, WI 53707-7916
(608) 266-2842
[email protected]

D. Lance Bullard, Jr., P.E.
Senior Research Engineer
Roadside Safety & Physical Security Div.
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135
(979) 317-2855
[email protected]

Roger P. Bligh, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Research Engineer
(979) 317-2703
[email protected]

Chiara Silvestri Dobrovolny, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist
(979) 317-2687
[email protected]

WebSite: tti.tamu.edu

Eduardo Arispe
Research Highway Safety Specialist
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Turner-Fairbank highway Research Center
Mail Code: HRDS-10
6300 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22101
(202) 493-3291
[email protected]


Richard B. (Dick) Albin, P.E.
Safety Engineer
FHWA Resource Center Safety & Design
Technical Services Team
711 S. Capital
Olympia, WA 98501
(303) 550-8804
[email protected]

Christine Black
Highway Safety Engineer
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 W Dakota Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228
(720) 963-3662
[email protected]

Isbel Ramos-Reyes
Lead Safety and Transportation Operations Engineer
(703) 948-1442
[email protected]

Matt Hinshaw, M.S., P.E. 
Highway Safety Engineer
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
(360)619-7677
[email protected]

WebSite: safety.fhwa.dot.gov

Kenneth Shannon, P. Eng.
Senior Engineer, Highway Design (A)
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
301 St. Paul Street
St. Catharines, Ontario
CANADA
(905) 704-3106
[email protected]