David is an expert in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of flexible pavements. Throughout this long career he has become highly regarded for his deep knowledge in the behaviour of bituminous materials including asphalt and sprayed treatments which has been applied on projects in Australia, New Zealand and further afield.
His pavement projects include the pavement design for the Port of Brisbane container handling and storage yard. However his experience also spans the design, construction and operation of water and mine tailings dams.
His expertise is highly regarded and has been sought by various government agencies. A small but representative sample includes the State Electricity Commission of Victoria for the establishment of monitoring and evaluation programs for the safety of power generation dams, and assistance with the development of Austroads guides on the pavement design and the design of rehabilitation treatments for road pavements, as well as design, construction, evaluation and remediation of airfield and dock side pavements.