V.O. "Dean" Tekell, Jr., P.E.

Dean Tekell Consulting
345 Doucet Road, Ste. 231
Lafayette , LA 70503
Office: 337-988-5211
Fax: 337-988-5262
Introduction

With the combined experience of Dean Tekell (P.E., P.T.O.E.) and Joshua Tekell (ACTAR #3573), Dean Tekell Consulting exists to provide expertise in the areas of crash reconstruction, highway design, highway safety, and traffic engineering.

Dean Tekell Consulting can assist you with:
Crash Data Retrieval from Vehicle Event Data Recorders, Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Accident Reduction and Highway Safety Techniques, Claims Related To Highway Defects, Traffic Impact Studies, Queuing Studies for Drive-Through Services, Traffic Calming and Neighborhood Speed Control, School Trip and Pedestrian Safety Plan, Site Selection Planning, Parking Lot Layout and Circulation, Traffic and Parking Regulation, Traffic Signal Analysis for New and Existing Traffic Signals, Parking Lot and Garage Operation, Transit Funding and Operation, Intelligent Vehicle-Highway Systems ( i.e. red light cameras and speed control)


Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Automotive
  • Bicycle
  • Bus & Truck Safety/Accident
  • Motorcycles
  • Traffic/Highway Safety

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering; Cum Laude; University of Southwestern Louisiana, May 1980

Post Graduate Training:
Northwestern University - Traffic Institute courses and workshops in:
Technical Accident Investigation

Vehicle Dynamics
Traffic Accident Reconstruction
Identification and Treatment of High Hazard Locations
Highway - Railroad Grade Crossings

Federal Highway Administration courses in:
TRANSYT-7F (A Traffic Signal Timing Optimization Model)
Traffic Detection
Transportation Research Board Circular 212

Other courses in:

Interconnection of Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Warning Systems and Highway Traffic Signals
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Graduate of Lafayette Chamber of Commerce - Leadership Lafayette IV

Certified Senior Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau of Acadiana

Parish Council Member for St. Mary Church in Lafayette

Funding Allocation Team Member for the United Way of Acadiana
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering; University of Southwestern Louisiana (1987 - 1988)
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Dean Tekell Consulting can assist you with:
Crash Data Retrieval from Vehicle Event Data Recorders, Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Traffic Accident Reduction and Highway Safety Techniques, Claims Related To Highway Defects, Traffic Impact Studies, Queuing Studies for Drive-Through Services, Traffic Calming and Neighborhood Speed Control, School Trip and Pedestrian Safety Plan, Site Selection Planning, Parking Lot Layout and Circulation, Traffic and Parking Regulation, Traffic Signal Analysis for New and Existing Traffic Signals, Parking Lot and Garage Operation, Transit Funding and Operation, Intelligent Vehicle-Highway Systems (i.e. red light cameras and speed control)

References

References upon request.