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April 2014 Technical Institute Seminars

First Technical Institute Seminar at 11:00 am The Dallas Construction Institute (CI) Chapter will hold a seminar prior to the April 14 meeting/ luncheon at 11:00am. The seminar is titled “North Tarrant Express Managed Lanes Construction Progress and the Managed Lane Concept in North Texas.&r...

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President's Message - April 2014

With Earth Day being just around the corner, I thought it was appropriate to start this month’s newsletter off with a recap of my recent trip to Atlanta for the ASCE Committee on Sustainability Workshop. I attended as the liaison from the Texas Section to report on what sustainability initiat...

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ASCE Dallas Finger Printing Opportunity for License Renewal - During May Meeting

Scheduling a fingerprinting Appointment for the Special Print Session on 05/12/2014 is fast and easy. Here’s how to schedule your fingerprinting appointment: 1. Go to www.identogo.com 2. Click on the “Texas” link and then go to “Online Scheduling” 3. Choose English ...

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April 2014 Main Speaker

Bob Stevens, Project Director - Pegasus Link Constructors (PLC) Topic: Dallas Horseshoe Project Bob Stevens is a project director working in Fluor Corporation’s Infrastructure business line. He previously served as the Deputy and ultimately the Project Director on the $1.3 Billion SH 130 p...

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Engineer Background Check

By law, all active PEs must complete a criminal history record check (CHRC) prior to renewing their license. Everyone with a March PE renewal needs to make sure they do it ASAP. All other PEs can also register and complete the process at any time. It is strongly recommended to begin the process as...

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Continuing Education Opportunities

ASCE is providing the following upcoming continuing education opportunities located in Region 6. Please reference the schedule below for dates and location: Storm-Sewer System Design Using SWMM: May 8-9, 2014 in San Antonio, TX Financial Management for the Professional Engineer: June 12-13, 2014...

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SMU ASCE Student Chapter Update

SMU Civil Engineering students made a big splash at our April meeting including newly elected student chapter officer’s Jason Lehigh (Chapter President), Alexandra Yauch (Vice President), Emily Portillo (Secretary), and Katherine Lazenby (Secretary). Fritz Beck (M. ASCE, adjunct SMU Professor...

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2014 ASCE Dallas Scholarship Recipients

The ASCE Dallas Branch is proud to announce the 2014 G. B. Mann Scholarship Recipients: Blake E. Hopper Kee Young Jung Eric Roberson Each student shall receive a sum of $1000 for upcoming fall semester. All scholarships are awarded on an equal opportunity basis to current high school senior studen...

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May 2014 Younger Member Update

Younger Member Month The Dallas Branch ASCE is celebrating Younger Members throughout the month of May. This month, Younger Members will have the opportunity to take on the responsibility of coordinating the monthly meeting scheduled for May 12th. If you would be interested in taking on this chal...

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ASCE Legislative Washington Fly-In 2014

ASCE Legislative Washington Fly-In 2014 Dr. Mark K. Boyd, PE, DWRE, ENV SP, M. ASCE The following commentary reflects my personal opinion and not necessarily that of this publication nor the Dallas ASCE Branch membership and Board. On March 18-20, I attended the ASCE annual Legislative Fly-In Pr...

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