Due to the impending hurricane and the need for our member firms and NCDOT staff to be ready to deal with the aftermath of the storm, Executive Management on both sides have decided to postpone the conference. The new date will be December 19-20th.
If you have a reservation at the Sheraton Hotel inside of the ACEC/NC room block, your room reservation and deposit will be moved to the December dates. If you did not book inside the ACEC/NC block (or aren?t sure) please contact the hotel directly to verify your reservation is changed.919-256-1422
Monday 9/17 reservations => Wednesday 12/19
Tuesday 9/18 reservations => Thursday 12/20
ALL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE HONORED, THEREFORE THE CONFERENCE IS STILL SOLD OUT.
If you cannot attend on Thursday, December 20th and would like to send a sub, please contactJessica Mills.
If you are currently on the waiting list, you will be notified of availability as cancellations come in.
We apologize for any inconvenience and know how much time and effort you all have put into attending this conference.
REGISTRATIONS ARE SOLD OUT. WE CANNOT ACCEPT ADDITIONAL REGISTRATIONS OR WALKINS. PLEASE EMAIL JESSICA MILLS TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST. THANK YOU!
*Due to space restrictions, registration is limited and we cannot accept additional or day-of registrations once the conference is sold out. Please do not wait to register!
ACEC/NC NCDOT Transportation Conference, the largest transportation event in the state, explores the latest transportation innovations and provides attendees with the chance to network with other professionals.
Monday, September 17th | 6pm - 8pm Stop by the evening before and enjoy an opportunity to network with colleagues, NCDOT Raleigh and Division-based staff, exhibitors and conference sponsors!
Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided as well as a cash bar. -South Hallway, Raleigh Convention Center
Tuesday, September 18th 7:15 am - 8:00 am: Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:30 am General Session (1.5 PDH) Gary Hartong, PE, The Wooten Company, ACEC/NC President John Sullivan, PE, FHWA Division Administrator James Trogdon, PE, NCDOT Secretary Tim Little, PE, NCDOT Chief Engineer Chris Werner, PE, NCDOT Technical Services Director 9:30 am - 10:00 am Networking Break 10:00 am -11:00 am Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH) Project Delivery(ORD) Open Roads Designer & Project Wise
Jason Moore, PE, NCDOT - Roadway Design Support Services; Brian Edwards, PE, NCDOT - CADD Services Cool Projects North Carolina's First CFI: Adventures in Alternative Roadway and Traffic Engineering Design Betsy Watson, PE, Stantec; Dean Sarvis, PE, Stantec Environmental Environmental Justice and Public Outreach - Bridging Communities: Creating Public Spaces Under Highways Harrison Marshall, NCDOT, Addressing Environmental Justice; Tim Witsil, RS&H, Use of Visualization in Public Involvement Economic DevelopmentNC Main Street Initiative
Mike Surasky, PE, WSP; Eric Lamb, PE, City of Raleigh 11:00 am - 11:30 am Networking Break 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH) Project DeliveryBridge Program Delivery Kevin Fischer, PE, NCDOT - Structures Management Unit; Heather Lane, PE, NCDOT; Garland Haywood, PE, NCDOT Project Atlas Leilani Paugh, NCDOT Environmental Analysis Unit; Morgan Weatherford, NCDOTEnvironmental Analysis Unit Cool ProjectsBeyond Replacement: Examining Community Impacts Mitigation on the I-70East Project in Denver Carrie Wallis, PE, LEED AP, Atkins
- Hope Mills Dam Reconstruction Mark Landis, PE, PG, Schnabel Engineering Environmental Threading the Needle - Avoiding 4(f) effects and Shore Stabilization Marvin Brown AECOM, Transportation Alignments: Buried and Can't be Historic, plus Threading the Needle - Resources and Methods foravoiding 4(f) effects; RandyBoyd, North State Engineering, Shore Stabilization to Protect Historic Fort Anderson Economic Development - What Happens When We Invest in Livable Communities - Real Numbers on Bicycle and Pedestrian Return on Investment Sig Hutchinson, Wake County Commissioner; Julie White, NCDOT Multi-Modal Transportation 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Keynote Speaker (1 PDH)
Steve Rizzo, Hall of Fame Speaker and Author 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking Break 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH) Project Delivery Project Delivery - State of the Divisions John Rouse, PE, NCDOT Chief Engineer's Office; Louis Mitchell, PE, NCDOT Chief Engineer's Office Cool Projects - Bayonne Bridge - Raising the Roadway
Joseph LoBuono, PE, HDR Environmental PCSP, BMPs and Bees
Brian S. Lipscomb, PE, NCDOT, NCDOT?s Post Construction Stormwater Program (PCSP) - What Does It Mean for You?; Karl Dauber, PE, CFM, WSP, Biofiltration Conveyance for I-77 Median at PattersonCreek; David B. Harris, PE, NCDOT, Pollinator Habitat Zones Along Highways Economic DevelopmentChatham Park
Tim Smith, Preston Development Company 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Networking Break 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions (1 PDH) Project DeliveryProject Delivery After the Bid Berry Jenkins, Jr., PE, PLS, Carolina Association of General Contractors; Jonathan Bivens, PE, S.T. Wooten Corporation; Drew Johnson, PE, Zachry Construction Corporation; Jeff Thatcher,PE, CCM; Marcus Kiser, PE,NCDOT Cool Projects - Transportation Technology
Michael Davis, PE, DBIA, RS&H
- Keep Droning On: The Future of Unmanned Aerial Systems in Transportation Basil Yap, PE, NCDOT Photogrammetry Unit Environmental NCDOT's State of the Practice - Environmental Documentation and USACOE Industry Update
Colin Mellor, NCDOT, Karen Taylor, PE, Three Oaks Engineering; Monte Matthews, USACOE Economic DevelopmentNC Mega Sites
Ellen Tai, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina