Welcome to the Mohawk-Hudson Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers


ASCE's Dream Big Movie Screening - April 25th

Annual Dinner - May 3rd

Golf Outing - July 14th

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ASCE is proud to offer access to the slides from presentations delivered at the 2016 Geo Day. Available for viewing are:

Top-Down Static Load Testing Instrumentation by Van E. Komurka, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE

A Unique Foundation Wall, Where Temporarary Becomes Permanent by Andrew Nichols, P.E.

Remediation of Soft Sensitive Clays Using the "Dry Mix Method" by Michael J. Mann, P.E. and Michael Grant, P.E.

Design of 54-inch Diameter HDPE for Directional Drill by Brian Dorwart, P.E.

Geotechnical Instrumentation: Innovation to benefit design and risk by GETEC a Keller Company

Troy-Smith Avenue Bulkhead Replacement Troy Lock and Dam by Bill Walton P.E., S.E., F.ASCE and PJ Snyder, P.E.

President's Message
Luke Thompson, PE, M. ASCE
March 2017

It's been almost six weeks since Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, and it seems like Spring is right around the corner. Although it was a calm winter, the Mohawk-Hudson Section was busy in our pursuit of The American Society of Civil Engineers' strategic initiatives aimed at progressing and advancing the profession of civil engineering.

Most recently was the Capital District's 37th Annual Celebration of National Engineers Week, which was another great success and offered valuable educational, networking, and professional opportunities for engineers and students alike. Volunteers from our SEI Chapter once again helped to sponsor and organize the High School Model Bridge Competition held during E-Week. Please read the article below from our current SEI Chair Paul Byrd for a summary of this exciting event. Speaking of things that SEI was involved in, did you see our SEI chapter was highlighted in the February 2017 issue of STRUCTURE magazine? Grab your copy and check it out!

As the seasons change, more events will be springing up and more changes will be on their way.

This year's Annual Dinner Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 03rd, at Wolfs 1-11 in Colonie. The evening will include dinner and a PDH presentation on the challenges of the design and permitting process of Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, NY. The focus of the presentation will be on the man-made harbor, carved out of contaminated soils along the banks of the Mohawk River. This high profile, multi-discipline project required balancing environmental, structural, and civil requirements while also satisfying client, City, and public expectations, and will be presented by Professional Engineers Steven Boisvert, Greg Johnson, and Todd Mueller from Bergmann Associates. Registration for our Annual Dinner Meeting will be available soon.

Each year the Mohawk-Hudson Section presents awards for Engineer of the Year, Young Engineer of the Year, and Meritorious Service at our Annual Dinner Meeting. These awards are a great way to recognize local engineers and celebrate their accomplishments. Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year nominees do not need to be Section members. Nominees for Meritorious Service are required to be Section members. Please use the forms below to nominate a deserving engineer who has gone above and beyond to promote civil engineering.

The Annual Dinner Meeting also serves as the changing of the guard for our board members. Joining the board is a great way to meet other area engineers, expand your network, increase your exposure to the engineering community, and continue to further the profession of civil engineering. If you are interested in joining the board, we are still accepting nominations. The board meets monthly to conduct Section business and is a great way to give back and maximize your ASCE membership benefits. Please review the biographies of this year's candidates and then complete and return the Officers Ballot below.

Our young members group is in the process of planning their next social gathering, so be on the lookout for details to follow. And mark your calendar for the annual golf outing to be held on Friday, July 14th at Airway Meadows. As always, all members are invited to all our events.

If you are interested in getting involved, contact any board member, committee chair, or technical group/institute chair for more information. 



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