Education

Louisiana State University, 1996
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Professional Experience

Mr. Hupperich is a licensed Professional Engineer who joined Huval & Associates two years ago with thirteen years experience in mechanical engineering.  Previously employed with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development as a Movable Bridge Design Expert, he was involved in the design, development and the detailing of nineteen complex mechanical systems for statewide movable bridge projects.

In addition to his mechanical expertise, Mr. Hupperich has an intimate knowledge of the architectural, structural and electrical elements of the various types of movable bridges.  He has led design projects from the conceptual stage to the final inspection and acceptance of the completed movable bridge.

Mr. Hupperich provides opinions on constructability and total construction cost estimates on a regular basis so clients can determine their best courses of action in the bidding and construction processes. Recently, Mr. Hupperich’s role with Huval & Associates has included developing and writing the Movable Bridge chapters of the updated LADOTD Bridge Design Manual in conjunction with the Bridge Design Section of the LADOTD.

Areas of Expertise

Mr. Hupperich’s engineering and design qualifications include, but are not limited to: