James J Valenta, PE, MSCE, FITE Expert Witness
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General Specialties: Accident Reconstruction and Engineering

Specialty Focus: Highway Construction Zones, Hydroplaning Crashes, Crash Forensics, Roadway Design, Highway Clear Zones, Road Maintenance Defects, Traffic Safety, Traffic Controls, Pavement Markings, Guardrails, Pedestrians, Bicycles,

Education: BSCE - Civil Engineering, Iowa State University, 1974; MSCE - Municipal Engineering, Iowa State University, 1981

Years in Practice: 45

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20


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Over 45 years experience in highway safety research, highway design, roadway maintenance defects, traffic safety and accident reconstruction. Expert in over 150 lawsuits in 28 states since 1996 including hydroplane and wet weather crashes, construction zone and intersection collisions.