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President's Message

As I come to the end of my term as Branch President, I am saddened at the destruction Hurricane Harvey has wrought on Houston and the Gulf Coast community. The damage from flooding was so widespread that many months and years will be needed to recover. So many of you have already given your time, ...

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September Branch Meeting Main Speakers

Updates on the New Ship Channel Bridge Project Mr. John C. Tyler, P.E. - Deputy Director of Engineering, Harris County Toll Road Authority Mr. Mike Perez, P.E. - Senior Staff Engineer, Harris County Toll Road Authority John C. Tyler, P.E., is the Deputy Director of Engineering for the Harris ...

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September Technical Speaker 1

Evolution of Professional Land Surveying Mr. Andrew Lonnie Sikes, P.E., R.P.L.S. In the 17th century the modern economy was in the early stages of development. World wide navigation was well established and trade and commerce were expanding. Technology was evolving in the early stages of the ind...

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September Technical Speaker 2

Integrating Resilience and Sustainability in Infrastructure Design Ms. Carolyn LaFleur, P.E. - Research Scientist at the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) Civil engineering is the nexus where science is applied to the design and management of built and natural environments for the benefit ...

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Younger Member's Report

This Past Month’s Events Buffalo Bayou Cistern Tour: This past month, ASCE YM members were able to go down into the historic Buffalo Bayou cisterns. They learned about the history, use, and transformation of the cisterns from municipal water storage to historic attraction. Thank you to all w...

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Treasurer's Report

As of September 5, 2017 Paypal $ 2,093.82 Savings $ 77,401.96 Checking $ 66,562.73 Total $ 143,121.04

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report September 2017 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3,196 members. 84% of those members have paid their National dues. 83% of all National renewals elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your ASCE participation and kee...

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President's Message

We have been blessed with a slate of remarkable speakers and topics this past year. Our June meeting was no exception with Fort Bend County Judge Robert E. Hebert as our keynote speaker and Lindsey Tracy, P.E. and Michael Rolen, P.E. of AECOM and Jesus M. Olivas, P.E. of HR Green as our technical ...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy August ASCE Younger Members! As we collectively enjoy and avoid the summer heat, take comfort in knowing that ASCE is working hard to keep you active and involved while keeping you cool. Join us at any of the exciting events below (no worries, they’re all indoors)! Last Month’s E...

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Treasurer's Report

As of August 4, 2017 Paypal $ 2,093.82 Savings $ 77,395.38 Checking $ 63,631.84 Total $ 143,121.04

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report August 2017 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3,154 members. 83% of those members have paid their National dues. 83% of all National renewals elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your ASCE participation and keep u...

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President's Message

Thank you to Drs. Jerry Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D. WRE and Narendra Gosain, Ph.D., P.E. for such an interesting and detailed presentation on the Astrodome and on the outstanding career of Richard P. Doss, Harris County Engineer. This was a great opportunity to remind ourselves of Houston’s rich...

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June Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Fort Bend County Updates Judge Robert E. Hebert - Fort Bend Constitutional County Judge Judge Robert E. (Bob) Hebert assumed the office of Fort Bend Constitutional County Judge on January 1, 2003. As County Judge he presides over Commissioners Court which oversees the county’s 2500 employe...

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June Technical Speaker 1

Challenges to Development of Asset Management Plans for Small Water Districts Mr. Michael Rolen, P.E. - Project Manager at AECOM Technical Services, Inc. While there is need for Asset Management Plans (AMP) to be implemented in small water districts, these districts do not always have the financ...

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June Technical Speaker 2

Ship Channel Bridge Asphalt Overlay and Toll Plaza Demolition Mr. Jesus M. Olivas, P.E. - Engineer at HR Green This project included the Plan Preparation and Design of bridge related maintenance for the Sam Houston Tollway east from IH-10 to SH-225. Jesus developed Asphalt Overlay Plans for the ...

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Younger Member's Report

Greetings ASCE Younger Members! June arrives with several ways to get out and get involved! Upcoming Ways to Get Involved Financial Strategies for Engineers- On June 15th, ASCE will be hosting a Financial Strategies for Engineers luncheon at Buca di Beppo on Buffalo Speedway at 12:00 PM. Registr...

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Treasurer's Report

As of June 5, 2017 Paypal $ 2,051.68 Savings $ 77,382.45 Checking $ 52,044.28 Total $ 131,478.41

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report May 2017 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3100 members. 82% of all National renewals (2539 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your ASCE participation! 2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Membership ...

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President's Message

We live in exciting times where projects such as high-speed rail between Houston and Dallas are becoming real possibilities to address our transportation needs. Thank you to Mr. Brian Raine, P.E. with Arup for coming to our April meeting and give us an update on this unique project that will help ...

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May Branch Meeting Main Speakers

Engineering and Construction History of the Astrodome and the Outstanding Career of Richard P. Doss, Harris County Engineer Dr. Jerry R. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, Distinguished M. ASCE Dr. Narendra Gosain, Ph.D., P.E. - Senior Consultant, Diagnostic Group, Walter P. Moore & Associates,...

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