Elected January 1986

Charles W. "Duke" Beagle



An outstanding engineer with experience in both private construction firms and in public service, Mr. Beale was appointed township engineer in 1962 for Woodbridge, New Jersey, and in 1964 was named Director of Public Works for Woodbridge, a position he held until his retirement in 1976.


During his woodbridge tenure, Mr. Beagle received international recognition for his pioneering use of Full-Depth and Deep-Strength Hot Mix Asphalt pavent construction techniques. In 1965, he was the first individual selected to receive the newly-created Industry Recognition Award of the National Asphalt Pavement Association in recognition of his work. 


In addition to serving as President of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Mr. Beagle received the first Award of Merit from the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers in 1961, was named one of the top Ten Public Works Men of the Year in 1966 by the American Public Works Association, and was selected as Professional Engineer of the year by the New Jersey society of Professional Engineers in 1971. He recieved the Asphalt Leadership Award from the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1972 and the Pioneer Award from the New Jersey Asphalt Paving Association in 1974.