The engineering firm of Huval & Associates, Inc. was established in 1989 in Lafayette, Louisiana by David S. Huval, Sr. and his sons David S. Huval, Jr. and Mark Huval.

Structural Engineering

What is known of the history of structural engineering begins with the ancient Egyptians.  In the 27th century BC, Imhotep was the first man to be referred to as a structural engineer.  He constructed the first known step pyramid during the 26th century BC in Egypt. 

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Today’s Movable Bridges

Bridges are a part of everyday life; a part of the landscape that is often taken for granted until a natural disaster or wear and tear cause them to be closed for rehabilitation.  The resulting detours are never as convenient as taking that bridge.

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The IHNC Floodwall

In the wake of the devastation to New Orleans and the surrounding areas in August of 2005 the United States Army Corps of Engineers embarked on the massive undertaking of upgrading the city’s flood protection.  

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