011723 CSCE Dinner Meeting
Please join CSCE at our January 17 dinner meeting at the University of Hartford for a presentation on the 2022 Report Card on Connecticut’s Infrastructure, which was released by CSCE earlier this fall on September 27, 2022. Details on the condition of Connecticut’s infrastructure will be presented by Report Card authors Christopher Fagan, P.E., Timothy Cruse, P.E., Steve Logan, P.E., Aaron Foster, P.E., Jose Infante Corona, Ph.D., P.E., and Amy Sowitcky, P.E. Invited guest, State Representative and Transportation Committee Chair Roland Lemar (96th District), is scheduled to provide remarks on the State’s transportation systems. The meeting co-sponsors are the CSCE Legislative Affairs Committee and the ASCE Student Chapter at University of Hartford. Attendees may earn 1 NYS PDH at this event.
CT Water Pollution Control Plant Phosphorus Removal Upgrade, Southington, CT, Photo Credit: Town of Southington Water Pollution Control
The Report Card gives five categories of Connecticut’s infrastructure an overall grade of “C“, and includes an evaluation of the state’s bridges, drinking water, rail, roads, and wastewater systems. The presentation will focus on the specific grades and findings from the Report Card, provide details on the condition and future needs for specific infrastructure systems in Connecticut, and offer solutions to address the state’s infrastructure needs.
Presenters / Report Card Authors:
Landon Barlow, P.E., M.ASCE - Landon is a geotechnical engineer at Haley & Aldrich, Inc. based out of Rocky Hill, CT. He provides geotechnical input for a wide range of projects and clients and enjoys studying topics such as environmental geotechnics, slope stability, micropiles, slurry walls, rock mechanics, and instrumentation. Landon is involved with the CT Valley Geo-Institute and helps organize the GEO-CT Geotechnical Conference. As a co-author of the Rail section of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure Landon provided input on funding and planning by the Northeast Corridor Commission (NEC).
Christopher Fagan, P.E. – Christopher is a member of CSCE’s Legislative Affairs Committee, and is a Project Engineer in HNTB’s Rocky Hill, CT office. Christopher attended the University of Connecticut, where he earned both a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an MBA. Christopher served on CSCE’s Report Card Committee and was the lead author for the Bridge chapter of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure.
Timothy Cruse, P.E. –Tim is the Director of Engineering and Preconstruction Services at McNamee Construction Corporation in Oxford, CT and serves on the ASCE Temporary Works Committee as a member of Temporary Bridge, Trestle and Work Platform Subcommittee. Tim is a graduate of the University of North Carolina – Charlotte where he earned a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering. Tim served on CSCE’s Report Card Committee and was a co-author for the Bridge chapter of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure.
Steve Logan, P.E. – Steve is a Senior Engineer with Parsons Corporation in their East Hartford, CT office. Steve is a graduate of Norwich University where he earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Steve served on CSCE’s Report Card Committee and was a co-author for the Roads chapter of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure.
Aaron Foster, P.E. – Aaron is CSCE’s current President-Elect and former chair of CSCE’s Younger Members Committee, and is a Project Manager for CHA Consulting in their East Hartford, CT office. Aaron is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering. In 2017, Aaron received the Young Civil Engineer Award from CSCE. Aaron served on CSCE’s Report Card Committee and was lead author for the Rails chapter of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure.
Jose Infante Corona, Ph.D., P.E. – Jose is a Senior Water Resources Professional with Kleinfelder in their Rocky Hill, CT office and an Adjunct Professor of Water/Wastewater Treatment at Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). Jose served on CSCE’s Report Card Committee and was a co-author for the Drinking Water and Wastewater chapters of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure.
Amy Sowitcky, P.E. – Amy is a Senior Project Manager with Tighe & Bond in their Middletown, CT office, specializing in wastewater planning, design and construction – from collection systems to wastewater treatment plants. Amy is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Amy served on CSCE’s Report Card Committee and was a co-author for the Drinking Water and Wastewater chapters of the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure.
State Representative Roland Lemar – Rep. Lemar has served as State Representative for Connecticut’s 96th District (New Haven and East Haven) since 2010. Rep. Lemar currently serves as the House Chair of the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee, and is a member of the Education Committee, and Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee. Prior to becoming a state representative, Roland served as a member of the New Haven Board of Alderman, chairing the Board’s Legislation Committee, and was a member of the New Haven City Plan Commission. Rep. Lemar grew up in Rhode Island and attended the University of Massachusetts before settling in New Haven where he currently lives with his wife and four children.
5:30 p.m. Social Hour, 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Presentation
1877 Club, Gray Conference Center. University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117
From I-91 South: From I-91 South, turn right at end of ramp; from I-91 North, turn left. Travel Route 218 West for 4 miles to junction with Rte. 189. Left onto Rte. 189. Campus is two miles on left.
From I-84 West, Exit 48: Right onto Asylum Ave. Travel 1.5 miles to Scarborough (on right) followed by left onto Rte. 44. Bear right onto Rte. 189. Campus is 1/2-mile on the right.
From I-84 East, Exit 41: Left onto S. Main becoming N. Main to the junction of Rte. 44. Turn right onto rte. 44 to junction with Rte. 189. Sharp left onto Rte. 189. Campus is 1/2-mile on the right.
From I-291, Exit 1: From I-291, turn left. Travel Route 218 West for 4 miles to junction with Rte. 189. Left onto Rte. 189. Campus is two miles on left.
From Farmington Valley: Route 44 East past Bishop's Corner to junction with Rte. 189. Sharp left onto Rte. 189. Campus is 1/2-mile on right - or - Rte. 185 to junction with Rte. 189. Bear right onto Rte. 189. Campus is just ahead on the left.
To park at the University of Hartford, you need to park in an assigned lot and place a parking pass from the Department of Public Safety on your dashboard.
Please print out this Parking Pass and put it on your dashboard.
CSCE Members - No NYS PDH: $40.00
CSCE Members who want to earn 1 NYS PDH: $50.00
Non CSCE Members - No NYS PDH: $50.00
Non CSCE Members who want to earn 1 NYS PDH: $60.00
Full Time Students - No NYS PDH: $10.00
Unemployed CSCE Members: No Charge
Only attending the presentation - No meal: No Charge
Reservations received and accepted after midnight on January 6th, may incur a $10 additional fee.
Payment is required with registration unless other arrangements are made. CSCE cannot give refunds after the final dinner order has been placed.
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Table Top Sponsor - $100 - Table signs with your company logo on each dinner table
Flyer Sponsor - $250 - Your company logo on event promotional emails and upcoming events flyer distributed at dinner meeting
Promotional Item Sponsor - $500 - Your company logo will be included on a promotional item that will be distributed at the dinner meeting.
Social Hour Sponsor - $1,000 - Your company logo will be included on meeting promotional material and signage recognizing your sponsorship will be displayed at the social hour.
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