Technical Sessions - June 2018


Topic: Foundation Retrofit of Three Structures Utilizing Micropiles

Speaker: John H. Edens, P.E.

John Edens

John has spent 29 years in the geo-structural design-build construction business working for both contractors and consultants, including Nicholson, Bauer, Clark Construction, AMEC Earth and Environmental, Kleinfelder and currently serving as a Senior Design Engineer with Hayward Baker Incorporated in their Dallas Texas regional office. His experience includes design of soil nail and anchored walls, concrete diaphragm walls, soil mixing, jet grouting, compaction grouting, micropiles, drilled shafts, stone columns and rigid inclusions. John earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1989 from Virginia Tech. He is a past chairman for the DFI Soil Nail and Tiebacks Committee and has been a presenter at many ASCE events over the years.


Topic: DFW Connector Project

Speaker: Alyssa Tenorio

Alyssa Tenorio is the public information manager for NorthGate Constructors, currently working on the DFW Connector project. She’s worked with Kiewit, the lead joint-venture partner, for six years with stints at the corporate office in Omaha, Nebraska and a commuter rail project in Honolulu, Hawaii. A Fort Worth-native, Alyssa received her bachelor’s from Stephen F. Austin State University and is currently completing her master’s through George Washington University.