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Spring Technical Seminar "Tunnel Design, Construction and Maintenance"

  • Holiday Inn 5655 Greenwich Road Virginia Beach, VA, 23462 United States (map)

ASCE’s Annual Spring Technical Seminar

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Norfolk Branch cordially invites you to join us for ASCE's Annual Spring Technical Seminar to listen to respectable local consultants as well as local transportation authorities. Up to 7 PDHs will be given.

Cost - Early Bird & Younger Members $125 (until March 15th)

Members  - $175 (after March 15th)

Non-Members   -  $175 ($200 after March 15th)

Vendors  - $200 ($225 after March 15th)

Local Students  - $25   

Seating is limited, visit the Eventbrite link provided below to register:

Please register by 5:00pm, Friday April 26th, 2019. 

Ticket Prices include Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks

Event Program includes the Following Presentations:

Morning Session: Recent Completed Tunnel Construction Projects in Hampton Roads

  • Immersed Tunnel Design and Construction: Midtown Tunnel Project

Speakers: Fred Parkinson III (WSP) & Wade Watson (Skanska)

  • Bored Tunnel Design and Construction: Parallel Thimble Shoal Project

Speakers: John Hellman (Project Executive), Roger Escoda (Project Manager) & Jose Ignacio Martin Alos (Senior Vice President)

Mid-day Session: Tunnel Maintenance and Repair

  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Asset Management, Maintenance and Operations

Speaker: Mike Crist, CBBT Deputy Executive Director

  • Elizabeth River Tunnels Asset Management, Maintenance and Operations

Speakers: Brian Murphy (Facilities Maintenance Manager), Ryan McLane (Operations Manager) & Matthew Echternach (Senior Civil Engineer)

  • Virginia Tunnels Repair, Rehabilitation and Upgrades

Speakers: Chris Foley (AECOM) & David Gibbings (JACOBS)

Afternoon Session: Local Updates 

  • Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission Update

Speaker: Mr. Kevin Page, Executive Director of HRTAC

  • Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project Design and Construction

    Speakers: Winning Team                        

Moderators/Points of Contact

Jim Hummel & Mohamad S. Amine

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Later Event: May 13
May Board Meeting