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Joseph J. McHugh, P.E.

Joseph J. McHugh, P.E.

5435 Ozell Road
Boston, Georgia 31626

Phone(229) 226-6354

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Joseph McHugh provides technical investigations, analysis, engineering reports and expert witness testimony regarding construction and construction safety, motor vehicle incidents, high geometrics, bridge clearance and failure analysis, traffic and transportation engineering, New York Labor Law and agriculture engineering and safety. Over 40 years experience as a Civil Engineer.


Mr. McHugh's areas of expertise include:

Construction & Construction Safety: Streets & Highways, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, Roadside Hazards, Structures, Ladder, Scaffolds, Highway Maintenance, Demolition, Welding, Flame Cutting, Blasting, Construction Vibration.
Specialties: Concrete, Trench, Crane, Rigging, Dredging, Confined Spaces, Failure Analysis, and Agriculture Engineering.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Practice

All States. Additional offices in New York and Florida.

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Registered Professional Engineer; New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, Minnesota
Transportation Engineering Technician, Level 4 - National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)
Work Zone Safety - International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA)
Live Track Safety - New York City Transit Authority
Nuclear Gauge Density Measurement - Troxler

Legal Experience & Services

Mr. Joseph McHugh provides litigation support for plaintiff and defense attorneys and insurance carriers. Has been retained across the U.S. and has testified at deposition and trial in state and federal court. Investigations include construction injuries, scaffolds, ladders, labor law violations, highway and bridge incidents, and agricultural safety issues and injuries (an avocation that developed into a separate area of expertise beyond transportation construction engineering.


National Society of Professional Engineers - New York State Society of Professional Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers - American Society of Safety Engineers
American Engineering Alliance - New York Statewide Traffic Accident Reconstruction Society
American Association of Agricultural Engineers
Fairleigh Dickinson University, School of Engineering Advisory Committee
Adjunct Professor New Jersey Institute of Technology


Please see website.


Joseph J. McHugh, PE, CET and Lance E. Robson, PE, Single Vehicle Run Off the Road Incidents: Is the Highway the Cause? Subrogator (Spring/Summer 2006), p. 87.


BS, Civil Engineering - Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
Certificate, Highway & Land Surveying - Sullivan County Community College, Loch Sheldrake, NY
Maintenance and Protection of Traffic (Vehicular/Pedestrian) - New York State Department of Transportation
Maintenance and Protection of Traffic - Florida State Department of Transportation
Three Point Airborne Analysis and Pole Impacts - New York Statewide Traffic Accident Reconstruction Society
Sight Distance - American Society of Civil Engineers and Low Volume Roads
American Society of Civil Engineers

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