Highway Engineering

The municipal and highway engineers at Robson Forensic are frequently retained to determine if the design, construction, or maintenance operations of roadway systems contributed to the cause of motor vehicle collisions, pedestrian strikes, or other injuries.

Design, construction, and maintenance of roadways

The highway experts at Robson Forensic examine crash sites, use field measurements, scrutinize crash scene photos, and perform accident reconstructions to determine if highway factors or road conditions contributed to the cause of motor vehicle crashes.

Our experts apply industry standards to assess safe curve speeds, sight distances, fundamental highway geometry, and traffic flow. We evaluate roadway surface conditions and drainage, roadway design, maintenance and operations, traffic signals, and other traffic control devices.

As a full-service forensic firm, the highway and municipal engineers at Robson Forensic have access to experts in related disciplines if our clients choose to advance an investigation into other technical fields. Examples of related disciplines may include automotive engineering, meteorology, or human factors.

Our highway engineers are commonly retained in cases involving:

  • Roadway and Intersection Design
  • Pedestrian Safety in Parking Lots
  • Traffic and Pedestrian Operations and Safety
  • Traffic Signal and Crosswalk Design
  • Construction Work Zone Safety
  • Temporary/Permanent Traffic Control
  • Highway Maintenance
  • Storm Water Management
  • Right of Way
  • Night-time Construction Work


Robson Forensic offers a fully appointed mechanical testing laboratory to assist our clients with the inspection of evidence related to vehicle crash cases. Our lab facilities can accommodate evidence as large as complete vehicles, as well as smaller vehicle components or traffic guidance devices. Visit our Mechanical Testing Laboratory page for more information.


Call or submit an inquiry to tell us about your case. Once we determine which expert is best qualified to assist, we will put you in direct contact.

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