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April 4th Meeting: "Practical Design of Structures at Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA)"

posted Mar 8, 2017, 3:24 PM by robert miller   [ updated Mar 25, 2017, 8:16 AM ]
Presented by Will Pines, PE
Director of Project Development - Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA)

**Receive 1.0 Professional Development Hours**

Topic Description:
Practical Design is more than a buzz word, and it's not just for highway projects. This presentation will discuss general principles, results, and examples of how practical design has been implemented for transportation infrastructure projects at the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA). Several case studies will be discussed at length, with an emphasis on the Canton Viaduct bridge replacement project and how practical design will deliver systemwide benefits to MDTA's two highest volume thruways.

Speaker Bio:
Will is the Maryland Transportation Authority’s Director of Project Development, providing leadership for MDTA's system preservation program and several mega-projects, including the Nice Bridge and Canton Viaduct replacement projects and the ETL Northbound Transition project. Prior to joining MDTA, Will served the State in SHA’s Office of Structures. He is a graduate of the National Transportation Leadership Institute and is a licensed professional engineer. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Management from the University of Maryland.

Evening Schedule:
Event Date: Tuesday, April 4th  
6:00 – 7:00 PM: Registration/Deli Buffet/Open Bar
7:00 – 8:00 PM: SEI Announcements and Presentation
8:00 – 8:15 PM: Q&A and Closing Remarks

Cost for this Event:
SEI-MD Member from Sponsored firm = $25
Non-member from sponsored firm = $30
Dues Paying SEI-MD Member from non-sponsored firm = $40
Non-member from non-sponsored firm = $45
Full-Time Students = FREE
Event Location:
The Engineers Society Of Baltimore (ESB)
Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
11 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Event Details:
(1) PDH awarded with attendance.
RSVP via Web Link to Sign-up Form 
Reservations will be considered firm and billed unless cancelled by no later than Friday noon prior to event.
Billing for late canceled reservations will be billed at the highest rate.
Checks or cash payable at the door. Checks payable to: “ASCE Maryland Section”.  Add a note indicating “March SEI Meeting” in the memo spot on the check.
Credit card payment also available via PayPal.
ESB Dress Code: Jacket required, Tie optional.