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SAFETY AND DESIGN TEAM

Safety and Design is one of 13 technical service teams (TSTs) within the Federal Highway Administration’s Resource Center. The Safety and Design TST works closely with FHWA Headquarters, field offices and other Federal agencies to provide technical assistance, technology deployment and training to partners and customers in the field of transportation and air quality.

The following table lists the areas in which the team provides technical expertise along with the names of the team members who can provide assistance. You can find the person’s contact information by clicking on their name.

Technical Areas
Primary Contact
Other Contacts
(click on name for contact information)
Highway Design (General)
Context Sensitive Solutions (including Complete Streets & Livability) Keith Harrison Dick Albin, Mark Doctor, George Merritt, Brooke Struve
Design Discipline Champion Keith Harrison & Brooke Struve All Team Members
Geometric Design Keith Harrison Mark Doctor, Hillary Isebrands, George Merritt, Brooke Struve
Safety Performance See below Mark Doctor, Hillary Isebrands, George Merritt, Brooke Struve
Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP)
(including Comprehensive / Strategic Highway Safety Planning)
Crash Data System Improvement Craig Allred, Dave Engstrom, Hillary Isebrands, Frank Julian, John McFadden, Jerry Roche, Keith Sinclair
Highway-Rail Grade Crossings Frank Julian, John McFadden, George Merritt, Jerry Roche
HSIP (including Comprehensive/Strategic Highway Safety Planning) Keith Sinclair Craig Allred, Frank Julian, Dave Engstrom, Jerry Roche
Intersection Safety
Interchange Design and Evaluation Mark Doctor Dick Albin, Gene Amparano, Dave Engstrom, Keith Harrison, George Merritt, Jerry Roche, Brooke Struve
Intersection Safety and Design
(incl. Roundabouts)
Tim Taylor & Hillary Isebrands Gene Amparano, Mark Doctor, Dave Engstrom, Hillary Isebrands, George Merritt
Local, Rural and Tribal Road Safety
Local, Rural and Tribal Road Safety Hillary Isebrands Dick Albin, Jim Allen, Craig Allred, Gene Amparano, Dave Engstrom, Frank Julian, Jerry Roche, Brooke Struve, Keith Sinclair
Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Peter Eun Craig Allred, Dave Engstrom, Keith Harrison, Hillary Isebrands, John McFadden, George Merritt, Keith Sinclair, Brooke Struve
Roadway Departure Safety
(including Roadside Design)
Roadway Departure/Roadside Design Frank Julian & Dick Albin Jim Allen, Gene Amparano, Dave Engstrom, Keith Harrison, George Merritt, Jerry Roche
 Safety Performance
Flexible Design    
Highway Safety Manual (including IHSDM) Gene Amparano All Team Members
Systemic Safety Hillary Isebrands Jerry Roche
Various Other Safety Programs and Initiatives
Human Factors (SHRP II) Keith Harrison Craig Allred, Gene Amparano, John McFadden, George Merritt, Tim Taylor
Older Road Users Gene Amparano Craig Allred, Mark Doctor, Dave Engstrom, Keith Harrison, Hillary Isebrands, George Merritt, Brooke Struve
Road Safety Audits Craig Allred Dick Albin, Jim Allen, Keith Harrison, George Merritt, Jerry Roche, Keith Sinclair, Tim Taylor
Safety Discipline Champion Keith Sinclair All Team Members
Speed Management Craig Allred Keith Harrison, Hillary Isebrands, Tim Taylor
Visibility (including retroreflectivity, roadway lighting, signing and marking design) George Merritt Hillary Isebrands, Frank Julian, Tim Taylor, Brooke Struve


  Patrick "Pat" Hasson
Safety and Design Technical Service Team Manager
Federal Highway Administration
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
patrick.hasson@dot.gov
Ph: (708) 283-3595
Cell: (708) 359-5079
Fax: (708) 283-3501
  Barbara Wilson
Program Assistant
Federal Highway Administration
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
barbara.wilson@dot.gov
Ph: (708) 283-3580
Cell:
Fax: (708) 283-3501
  Richard Albin
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
711 South Capitol Way Suite 501
Olympia, WA 98501
richard.albin@dot.gov
Ph: (360) 534-9312
Cell: (303) 550-8804
Fax: (720) 963-3232
  Hillary Isebrands
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
hillary.isebrands@dot.gov
Ph: (720) 963-3222
Cell: (720) 545-4367
Fax: (720) 963-3232
  Jim Allen
Safety and Geometric Design Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
4749 Lincoln Mal Drive
Springfield, IL 62703
jim.p.allen@dot.gov
Ph: (708) 283-3591
Cell: (217) 737-1253
Fax: (708) 283-3501
  Frank Julian
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
frank.julian@dot.gov
Ph: (404) 562-3689
Cell: (404) 895-6221
Fax: (404) 562-3700
  Craig Allred
Transportation Specialist
Federal Highway Administration
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
craig.allred@dot.gov
Ph: (720) 963-3236
Cell: (303) 434-3366
Fax: (720) 963-3232
  John McFadden
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
John.McFadden@dot.gov
Ph: (410) 962-0982
Cell: (443) 386-6337
Fax: (410) 962-3419
  Gene Amparano
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
901 Locust Street Room 466
Kansas City, MO 64106
gene.amparano@dot.gov
Ph: (816) 329-3909
Cell: (708) 606-9029
Fax: (816) 329-3910
  George Merritt
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
george.merritt@dot.gov
Ph: (404) 562-3911
Cell: (678) 458-7357
Fax: (404) 562-3700
  Mark Doctor
Safety and Design Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
mark.doctor@dot.gov
Ph: (404) 562-3732
Cell: (404) 895-6210
Fax: (404) 562-3700
  Jerry Roche
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
105 6th Street
Ames, IA 50010
jerry.roche@dot.gov
Ph: (515) 233-7323
Cell: (515) 291-5486
Fax: (515) 233-7499
  David Engstrom
Safety and Design Specialist
Federal Highway Administration
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
david.engstrom@dot.gov
Ph: (708) 283-3545
Cell: (708) 446-8720
Fax: (708) 283-3501
  Keith Sinclair
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
keith.sinclair@dot.gov
Ph: (410) 962-3742
Cell: (443) 538-3072
Fax: (410) 962-3419
  Peter Eun
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
711 South Capitol Way Suite 501
Olympia, WA 98501
peter.eun@dot.gov
Ph: (360) 753-9551
Cell: (708) 712-5315
Fax: (360) 753-9889
  Brooke Struve
Safety and Design Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
brooke.struve@dot.gov
Ph: (720) 963-3270
Cell: (571) 243-4789
Fax: (720) 963-3232
  Keith Harrison
Safety and Design Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
201 Mission Street Suite 1700
San Francisco, CA 94105
keith.harrison@dot.gov
Ph: (415) 744-2657
Cell: (415) 748 8393
Fax: (415) 744-2620
  Timothy Taylor
Safety Engineer
Federal Highway Administration
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
timothy.taylor@dot.gov
Ph: (404) 562-3560
Cell: (334) 301-1520
Fax: (404) 562-3700
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