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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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May Technical Speaker 1

Data Driven Approach Towards Concept Development - A Traffic Engineer's Perspective Mr. Koushik Arunachalam, P.E. - Principal, Arcadis Texas Infrastructure The focus of this presentation is to provide an overview of the tools and techniques that traffic engineers should consider within the realm...

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May Technical Speaker 2

Stability Analysis of the USS Salem Wharf Under Gravity Loads Dr. Mina Dawood, Ph.D., P.Eng. - Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston The USS Salem Wharf Structure is located in Quincy, MA and was built in 1959 to expand a regional shi...

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Younger Member's Report

Greetings Younger Members, Last Month our members attended and volunteered at several exciting events including a joint happy hour with the Young Professionals in Transportation group, a joint volleyball tournament with American Public Works Association (APWA), The Houston Children’s Festival...

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Treasurer's Report

As of May 7, 2017 Paypal $ 1,782.72 Savings $ 77,375.88 Checking $ 52,592.03 Total $ 131,570.63

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report May 2017 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3085 members. 83% of all National renewals (2061 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

I hope you enjoyed the keynote presentation by Mr. Russ Poppe, P.E., Executive Director for the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), as much as I did. His discussion entitled “Flood Control Projects and Their Benefits” gave clear, tangible benefits of the great work that HCFCD...

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April Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Accelerating the Texas Economy at High-Speed Mr. Steve Clark, P.E. - Principal, Arup Steve Clark, PE, is a Principal with Arup in Houston, Texas. Steve has 34 years of project experience, and leads Arup’s transportation group for the Texas Region. His Texas-based engineering team currently...

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