Gerard Cadet, MS (Traffic and Transportation Engineering)

Gerard Cadet, MS (Traffic and Transportation Engineering)

Traffic Engineer (Dade County), Advanced Work Zone Certified, Traffic Operations, Roadway Construction and Work Zone Safety
14629 SW 104 Street, Suite 490
Miami, FL 33196
Mobile: 305-439-6553
Office: 305-439-6553
Introduction

I ave more than 24 years of engineering experience in transportation and traffic engineering with emphasis in traffic operations and work zone safety. I have a Master Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Traffic and Transportation Engineering. I have a current advanced work zone (Maintenance of Traffic) certification and attended many training classes related to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Traffic Safety . Supervised, managed and coordinated roadway construction and work zones safety. Planned, coordinated, reviewed the work of subordinate engineers in a wide variety of traffic engineering, construction and work zone activities. Developed and implemented policies activities and procedures to support work zone safety and monitoring the work of consultants and contractors engaged in the design and construction of complex roadway and building projects.

Assisted construction managers with difficult solutions to complex work zones. Performed field review to determine roadway project compliance with MUTCD, DOT, OSHA, Florida Greenbook, Work Zone Safety and AASTHO standards. Made final review, recommendation and approval for maintenance of traffic cases. Defended and successfully represented Traffic Engineering Division (Dade County) in a lawsuit related to fatality and personal injuries along a work zone and construction site. Defended and successfully represented Traffic Engineering Division (Dade County) in an audit case related to Maintenance of Traffic and Work Zone Safety for road resurfacing permit issued in Dade County, Fl. Frequently rendering opinion to lawyers in order to defend successfully roadway accidents and Traffic Safety cases. Panel Member at Florida International University to review traffic workshop and highway design projects for Engineering Students.

Areas of safety expertise include:
• Traffic Engineering safety, work zone safety along roadway, MOT (Maintenance of Traffic), temporary traffic control and flaggers
• Construction zones, ADA ramps, pedestrian, bike lane, pavement makings and signage, sidewalk closures, lane closures, signalized
and non-signalized intersections, traffic signal timing.
• Accident/Conflict Analysis
• Site Distance Triangle
• Clear Zone
• Traffic Calming
• Roundabout and traffic island
• Site Plans
• Traffic operations
• Slips, Trips & Falls


Areas of Expertise
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Bicycle
  • Safety
  • Safety Engineering
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Traffic/Highway Safety
  • Transportation Construction
  • Transportation Safety

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: -Master Degree in Civil Engineering with emphasis in Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Florida International University, 4/18/1997
-Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Florida International University, 12/19/1992
-Certified, Slips, Trips & Falls Training Course, OSHA (Occupational, Safety and Health Administration, 12/23/2023
-Certificate, Florida Green Book Updates Center for Urban Transportation Research / Florida Local
Technical Assistance Program, 12/26/2023
-Certificate, How to Write a Bulletproof Expert Witness Report, SEAK, Inc.11/30-12/01/2023
-Certificate, Pavement Management Perspective from FHWA and FDOT, Center for Urban Transportation Research / Florida Local
Technical Assistance Program, 09/27/20223
-Certificate, Temporary Traffic Control-Pedestrian and Bicyclist Considerations for Local Agency, Center for Urban Transportation
Research / Florida Local Technical Assistance Program, 08/19/2023
-Certificate, ADA for design construction & Maintenance, Department of Transportation Florida Department of Transportation, 08/23/2023
-Certificate, Developing Diverse Partnerships, and Implementing Solid Action Plans to Improve Ped/Bike Safety Center for Urban
Transportation Research / Florida Local Technical Assistance Program, 09/13/2023
-Certificate, Intersection Safety – Signalized intersections Safety, Center for Urban Transportation Research / Florida Local Technical
-Assistance Program, 09/14/2023
-Certificate, Certificate, Intersection Safety – Unsignalized intersections Safety, Center for Urban Transportation Research / Florida Local
-Technical Assistance Program, 09/21/2023
-Certified, Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control, State of Florida, 1/11/2002-present.
-Certificate, Highway Capacity Analysis, Mctrans / Moving Technology, 04/30/2009
-Certificate, Level of Service and delays analysis, Florida Department of Transportation, 10/23/2007
-Certificate, Traffic Roundabout, The John Scott Florida Institute of Government at Florida Atlantic University Atlantic 01/28/2005
-Certificate, Site Impact Analysis, Mctrans / Moving Technology, 03/12/2004
-Certificate, Mathematics Teacher, Dade County Public Schools, 10/1997
-Certificate of appreciation for representing Public Works Department and presenting different aspects of Civil Engineering to Lake Worth -
-Community Highschool Students (Career Day), 04/1996
-Substitute Teacher, Dade County Public Schools, 1992
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: MS Civil Engineering with emphasis in Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Florida International University
BS Civil Engineering, Florida International University
Advanced Work Zone Certified, State of Florida
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Deposition for Dade County, Miami Fl
Audit case for Dade County, Miami Fl
Transportation and Land Development, Miami FL
Traffic Workshop, Miami FL
Dade County Public Schools, Miami FL
Mathematics Teacher for Adult Vocational School, Miami Fl
Traffic Signal Control-a Neural Network Approach, Miami Fl
Application of Maintenance of Traffic to Building and Roadway Permit for FPL (Florida Power & Light), Miami FL


Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: None
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Traffic Engineering safety (Construction Work Zone or Maintenance of Traffic)
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: I spent 24 years working for Dade County as a Traffic Engineer. During My tenure. I defended and successfully represented Traffic Engineering Division (Dade County) in a lawsuit related to fatality and personal injuries along a work zone and construction site. I Also defended and successfully represented Traffic Engineering Division (Dade County) in an audit case related to maintenance of traffic and Work Zone Safety for permit issued in Dade County, Fl.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, opinion, reports, site inspection, research, case review, incident/accident analysis
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please call (305)439-6553.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please call (305)439-6553.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please call (305)439-6553.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please call (305)439-6553.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Please call (305)439-6553.

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