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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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April Technical Speakers 1

Building a Pump Station on the Water: Designing and Construction Challenges for a Raw Water Intake at Lake Conroe, Texas Mr. Jason Ward, P.E. - Project Manager and Associate, Freese and Nichols, Inc. Mr. Sam Meisner, P.E. - Associate, Freese and Nichols, Inc. Mr. Shane Porter, P.E., PMP - P...

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April Technical Speaker 2

Luce Bayou Interbasin Transfer Project Mr. Greg Olinger, P.E., PMP - Chief Engineer and Operations Manager, Coastal Water Authority The purpose of the LBITP is to provide additional surface water supplies from the Trinity River to Lake Houston via pump station, pipelines and earthen canals to me...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy Spring Younger Members, I hope you are enjoying the sunshine and growth that comes with this season. Last month Younger Members focused on renewal and growth by participating in two successful ASCE co-sponsored events. Buffalo Bayou Trash Bash On Saturday, March 25th, 15 volunteers, repres...

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Treasurer's Report

As of April 3, 2017 Paypal $ 1,553.97 Savings $ 77,369.52 Checking $ 56,450.18 Total $ 135,373.67

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report April 2017 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3061 members. 84% of all National renewals (1999 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your ASCE participation! 2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Member...

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President's Message

Another Engineer’s Week is in the books. Thank you to all who attended our February Branch meeting during a very busy Engineer’s Week. A special thank you for the numerous Past Presidents and Life Members that attended. These individuals have given so much of their time and effort in s...

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March Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Flood Control Projects and Their Benefits Mr. Russell "Russ" Poppe, P.E. - Executive Director of Harris County Flood Control District Russell "Russ" Poppe, P.E., is the Executive Director for the Harris County Flood Control District in Houston, Texas. Under his direction, the District carries ou...

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