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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 Jim 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, AECOM; Monte Matthews, USACOE Economic DevelopmentNC Mega Sites
Ellen Tai, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Hotel Information For those traveling from out of town, ACEC/NC has reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Downtown Raleigh. The cutoff date to reserve a room in the room block is August 17, 2018. Please call 919-834-9900 or CLICK HERE to book.