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Lower Scioto Valley Chapter - Electrical Engineering Basics for Civil Engineers

Date & Time: 
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Wastren-Advantage, 1571 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio 45661

Topic: Electrical Engineering Basics for Civil Engineers

You are invited to a Technical Presentation and Meeting of the Lower Scioto Valley Chapter of ASCE. The Chapter is part of the Central Ohio Section of ASCE.

The presentation will include electrical engineering basics, and some guidelines for Civil Engineers when working with Electrical Engineers on multi-discipline projects.

September Luncheon Meeting

Date & Time: 
Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:30am
Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus 43210
Diverging Diamond Interchange at I-270 and Roberts Road

Topic: Roberts Road Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI)

(Online registration and payment available, see bottom of page.)

A congested interchange in the midst of a heavily traveled industrial, commercial, and residential area has received a major overhaul. The previous diamond interchange at I-270 & Roberts Road in Columbus, Ohio has been transformed into a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) – an emerging and cost effective roadway solution designed to improve safety, reduce crashes, and ease congestion. It is the first DDI constructed in the state of Ohio and was the 23rd in the United States.

The previous diamond interchange had geometric design deficiencies and a high frequency of congestion-related crashes. The former interchange also couldn’t handle the high volume of traffic that travels through it – including a large amount of trucks that drive area commerce.

Some key components of the I-270/Roberts Road DDI include:

  • No right-of-way acquisition
  • No environmental impacts
  • Dedicated bike lanes through the interchange – first in the U.S.
  • Dual turn lanes for large trucks
  • Design of DDI merged with a maintenance design project for the overhead bridges that was already underway
  • Extensive public involvement and education process
  • Full closure of the bridges through the interchange; four-month construction schedule
  • $10.6M construction cost

This presentation will discuss the intricacies of the planning effort, the key aspects of the design, and lessons learned during both design and construction. As the Project Manager of the design team, Mr. Toombs will provide insight about design and construction, including lessons learned during various points in the process.

International Conference on Perpetual Pavement 2014

Date & Time: 
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:30am - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:30pm
Hilton Columbus/Polaris Hotel, 8700 Lyra Drive, Columbus, Ohio, 43240

More than 250 experts from 30 states and 19 state departments of transportation attended the first two International Conferences on Perpetual Pavement (ICPP), held in 2006 and 2009, to discuss optimal design and construction approaches for asphalt pavements designed and built to last longer than 50 years without requiring major structural rehabilitation or reconstruction, and needing only periodic surface renewal in response to distresses confined to the top of the pavement.

EWB 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament

Date & Time: 
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill, 775 Yard Street, Grandview, Ohio 43212

Join us for a night of cornhole, food, and friends while raising money for Engineers Without Borders.

When: Thursday, August 21st 2014
Where: Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill, 775 Yard Street (in Grandview Yard)
Time: 5:00-9:00

Challenge your friends and coworkers to a game of corn hole and enjoy live band music.

$5 per person entry fee covers two drink tickets, appetizers and optional participation in the tournament. You can also enter the raffle for OSU Football tickets for $50 and join the tournament for free.

Dr. Merry Memorial Fundraiser

Date & Time: 
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
OSU Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43210
  • Dessert Reception
  • Cash Bar
  • Live Entertainment
  • Special Memorial Presentation

Come Join us to honor Dr. Carolyn Merry’s memory and to share stories of how she impacted our lives.

All proceeds from the event to benefit the Carolyn J. Merry Engineering Scholarship Fund.

2014-15 ASCE Younger Member Planning Meeting

Date & Time: 
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Buckeye Grill, Grandview

Let Matt know if you plan to attend.

Columbus Crew vs LA Galaxy Soccer Game

Date & Time: 
Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:00pm
Columbus Crew Stadium, 1 Black and Gold Blvd, Columbus, OH 43211

ASCE and ASHE have a group package of 50 tickets to the Columbus Crew vs LA Galaxy soccer game. Tickets are $10 per member or guest. We're accepting pre-payment using PayPal. As these tickets usually sell for over $20 face value, it's a great deal. The event will include a tailgate prior to the game (pop and food provided, bring your own adult beverages if you like).

You can pick up the tickets from Matt Baxendell at the tailgate before the game. If you would like to go, please email Matt at . Contact Matt for more info or any questions.

Lower Scioto Valley Chapter - An Overview of Geosynthetic Composite Liner Systems

Date & Time: 
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Ritchie's Restaurant, 577 South West Street, Piketon, OH 45661

Topic: An Overview of Geosynthetic Composite Liner Systems

You are invited to a Technical Presentation and Initial Meeting of the Lower Scioto Valley Chapter of ASCE. The Chapter is part of the Central Ohio Section of ASCE.

The presentation will include an overview of the different components of composite containment liner systems for landfills and other projects.

3-Day Seminar on Drilled Shafts

Date & Time: 
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 8:30am - Thu, 08/21/2014 - 5:00pm
E.L. Robinson Engineering, 1801 Watermark Drive, Suite 310 Columbus, Ohio 43215

E.L. Robinson is presenting a three day seminar on Drilled Shafts in Columbus, Ohio, on August 19-21,2014. The seminar will be presented by Mr. Jerry DiMaggio and Dr. Jamal Nusairat. The goal of this course is to provide participants with specific technical guidance on all aspects of designing, installing, and monitoring the construction of drilled shafts.

Lower Scioto Valley Chapter - Prefab Bridges & Structures

Date & Time: 
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Wastren-Advantage, Inc. (WAI) Corporate Office, 1571 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio 45661

Topic: Prefab Bridges & Structures

You are invited to a Technical Presentation and Initial Meeting of the Lower Scioto Valley Chapter of ASCE. The Chapter is part of the Central Ohio Section of ASCE.

The presentation will include the general use of precast bridges and structures, the selection and design process, and some of the latest innovations and applications of this technology.