• NC Steel Bridge Forum

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    Name: NC Steel Bridge Forum
    Date: October 3, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    The National Steel Bridge Alliance, in association with ACEC/NC, is pleased to offer the bridge design community a full-day seminar on the design and fabrication of steel highway bridges. 
    A distinguished panel of industry experts has been assembled and will present on a variety of Steel Bridge design and Fabrication topics. 

    AGENDA (6.5 PDH credits): Thursday, October 3rd 
    9:00am  - 9:30am    Introduction and Industry Overview     
    Chris Garrell, PE / John Hastings, PE - NSBA
    9:30am  - 10:15am    Topics on Steel Bridge Design             
    Michael Grubb, PE - Grubb and Associates
    10:15am  - 11:00am  Lean-on Bracing
    Todd Helwig, Phd, PE - UT Austin
    11:00am - 11:20am    Morning Break
    11:20 - 11:50 am    Fabricator's Insight on Clear Communication of Bridge Design Intent
    Brad Dillman, PE - High Steel Structures
    11:50am - 12:20pm    Steel Plate and Rolled Shapes - Availability, and Capability
    Pavan Gadicherla - Nucor
    12:20pm  - 1:20pm    Lunch (Provided) 
    1:20pm - 1:40pm    Updates to the AASHTO Design Specification
    Michael Grubb, PE - Grubb and Associates
    1:40pm - 2:40pm    AASHTO SRM and IRM Guides for Existing and New Designs
    Rob Connor, PhD - Purdue University
    2:40pm  - 3:00pm     Afternoon Break
    3:00pm  - 4:00pm    FHWA Bridge Welding Manual           
    Tony Ream, PE - HDR
    4:00pm  - 4:30pm    Fabrication Perspectives about Durability Strategies
    Brad Dillman, PE - High Steel Structures

    W&W|AFCO Steel Hirschfeld Division will be hosting a shop tour of their fabrication facility on Friday, October 4 at 10:00 am sharp.  Tours typically take 1 to 2 hours. Please wear closed toe shoes.  Safety glasses and ear plugs will be available.

    9035 W Market St, Colfax, NC 27235.

    This is a free event that requires a separate registration. Please RSVP so that we have an accurate count.  For questions please contact John Hastings.
    The McKimmon Conference Center, NC State
    1101 Gorman St
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, October 3, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    ACEC/NC and NCDOT Registration - $130.00
    Non-Member Registration - $175.00

    Deadline to register is Friday, September 27th.  No refunds will be given after this date.
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