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  Morning, Tuesday, November 16, 2010  
  8:00 a.m.  

Registration and Coffee

  8:15 a.m.  

Opening Remarks from the Chair

- Joung Lee   Associate Director for Finance and Business Development, Aashito
  8:30 a.m.  

Utilizing a Prefabrication Method in Bridge Construction and Retrofitting and Identifying How Further Use of Prefabrication Can Assist Project Timelines and Budgets

  • Detailing the project management techniques used throughout prefabrication construction
  • Understanding how prefabrication construction can improve your future projects
  • Developing a prefabrication strategy for major bridge projects
  • Outlining what Impact does prefabrication could have on the design process
- Bill Forrester   Director, Structures Federal Highway Administration
  9:15 a.m.  

Providing A Status Update On The Construction Of The New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Self Anchored Suspension Bridge

This project exemplifies the high-level coordination required between contractors, agencies, and the public to make sure all elements of this highly complex, multi-segmented, mega project come together as planned.

  • Highlighting initial construction activities included logistics planning and long-range procurement
  • Proving an overview of the complex design of the bridge and overcoming unique construction challenges and approaches
  • Outlining the benefits of the bridge components being fabricated in the United States, Europe, Asia and People’s Republic of China
  • Emphasizing the importance that the bridge is able to withstand seismic activity
  • Ensuring the aesthetics of the bridge remain in keeping with stakeholder expectations
- Michael Flowers   Project Director, American Bridge/Fluor JV
  10:00 a.m.   Networking and Refreshment Break  
  10:45 a.m.  

Outlining Caltrans Accelerated Bridge Construction Program for Future Bridge Projects

  • Construction and testing of an accelerated bridge construction project
  • Outlining related traffic impacts and improved work zone safety
  • Safety enhancements for the motoring public and highway workers
  • Lessening environmental impacts which are directly attributable to limiting in-situ work requirements
  • Development of practice and policy for future bridge projects
- Tony Marquez   Deputy Division Chief, Program, Project and Resource Management, Caltrans
  11:30 a.m.  

Showcasing Best Practices of NYC Bridge Retrofits

  • Achieving better check and balances during design and construction of bridges
  • Working effectively to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Highlighting how to obtain a satisfactory life in your structure
  • Increasing the sustainability and safety of major bridge systems

- Tony Taddeo   Vice President, Koch Skanska

  12:15 p.m.  

Lunch and Networking


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