Articles

Keynote Speaker - September 2017

Don’t Call It Dirt: Geotechnical Lessons Learned & Design Considerations on Large-Scale Projects Presented By:Mark Farrow, P.E., Senior Vice President - Alliance Geotechnical Group Mr. Farrow is one of the founding partners of Alliance Geotechnical Group, Inc. As a Senior Vice Preside...

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Main Speaker - August 2017

An Update on legislation and issues from the 85th session of the Texas Legislature Presented By:Steve Stagner, President, American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas Steve Stagner is President of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas, the business association that repres...

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Main Speaker - July 2017

This month will be the annual Joint Branch Meeting with Dallas and Fort Worth ASCE Branches. The meeting will be held on July 17, 2017 at the Hilton Arlington Hotel. Note the change in location and that this is the third Monday of the month. Five concurrent technical session tracks will run from 9:0...

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Main Speaker - June 2017

The Future of Dallas Presented By:Majed Al-Ghafry, Assistant City Manager, Dallas Majed Al-Ghafry is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Dallas. With more than 28 years of experience in municipal government, his career spans three states with emphases in public works, transportation, ope...

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Main Speaker - May 2017

Underground Freight Mobility Presented By:Dr. Mohammad Najafi, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE Anyone who has driven on I-35 toward Austin and San Antonio or I-45 toward Houston can vouch for the large amount of truck traffic on these routes. By 2030, the number of trucks carrying NAFTA goods will increase ...

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Main Speaker - April 2017

Update on the Dallas District TxDOT Projects Presented By:Duane Milligan, P.E., TxDOT Duane Milligan, P.E. will be speaking on the current status/update of the Dallas District TxDOT projects, including the Dallas Horseshoe Project, TxDOT’s first design-build project. Duane Milligan, P.E...

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Main Speaker - March 2017

NTMWD and Irving’s Emergency Repair of Exposed Chapman 84-inch Raw Water Pipeline Presented By: Jimmy Sibert, P.E., City of Irving Jeff Hogan, P.E., Water Conveyance Program Manager, NTMWD Ben Stephens, P.E., Halff Associates Inc. The City of Irving and North Texas Municipal Water Distri...

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Main Speaker - February 2017

Bleu Ciel Residential Tower Presented By: Luc Dewailly, P.E.L.A. Fuess Partners Luc will be presenting on the Bleu Ciel residential tower in Dallas. The building was designed by renowned French Architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte. The 8th development in the 18-city block district of Harwood, the Bleu ...

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Main Speaker - January 2017

Topic: TxDOT's New Approach to the Unified Transportation Program (UTP) - Dallas District Perspective Mohamed 'Mo' K. Bur, P.E.Director of Transportation Planning and DevelopmentTexas Department of Transportation Mohamed ‘Mo’ K. Bur has been the director of Transportation Pla...

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Main Speaker - December 2016

Mobility 2040 Presented by: Michael Morris, P.E.Director of TransportationNorth Central Texas Council of Governments Mr. Morris will be discussing Mobility 2040. Mobility 2040 is the latest iteration of the long-range metropolitan transportation Plan (MTP) for North Central Texas. It serves as a...

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