Sunday, August 25
President's Welcome Dinner Buffet
Monday, August 26
Superintendents Round Table
This will be an informal session open to only superintendents and commissioners to discuss current issues facing their counties and departments
ACEC of NY Meeting
OPENING SESSION/with Committee Reports
CEC Training Session: Protecting Scour Critical Bridges: What You Need to Know
Presenter: Bill Horne, PE, is a Senior Transportation Engineer and Project Manager at CHA
This technical presentation will summarize the latest guidelines and best approach bridge owners must follow to develop and implement Plans of Actions (POA’s) for all types of bridges where scour may threaten the stability of a bridge. FHWA scour compliance guidelines will be reviewed along with a discussion on potential countermeasure alternatives available to protect bridges designated as “scour critical”. Strategies for unknown bridge foundations will be presented along with results from recent nondestructive testing programs. A case study on a new countermeasure alternative known as Partially Grouted Riprap (PGR) will also be included.
CEC Training Session:Understanding Seasonality of Pavement in New York State
Presenter: David P. Orr, P.E., PhD, Cornell Local Roads Program
Weather causes changes in highways which may lead to premature failure. During this session David will discuss how this seasonality effects the life of a pavement and ways to help make your highways last.
GolfTournament--Shotgun Start with lunch at course at 11:30am
Sponsored by LADA
Tuesday, August 27
CEC Training Session: Utilizing GIS to Manage Disaster Response
Presenter: Jacob T. Needle, GISP Specialist, Wendel CompaniesThis presentation will highlight how Erie County and Wendel Companies used GIS and GPS technology to assess, inventory and track the flood damaged infrastructure from discovery to repair.
CEC Training Session: Innovative Landslide Repairs - New York County Case Studies
Presenter: Perry A. Kairis, P.E., GeoStabilization InternationalSession will focus on innovative technologies for stabilizing and repairing roadways, retaining walls, and unstable slopes utilizing soil nails and various surface treatments. These tools have become available to ALL New York Counties through existing contracts that have been bid, awarded, and authorized in multiple New York Counties. The presentation will focus on the techniques utilized to repair these projects and the contracting mechanisms that are currently in-place for NYSCHSA members to construct projects in their respective jurisdictions. Case studies from across several New York Counties will be highlighted to demonstrate the advantages of using these innovative technologies and the Design/Build/Warranty approach for making the repairs that is unique to the industry.
TIC/Affiliate Member Meeting
Superintendents Business Meeting
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In 1909, a group of County Highway Superintendents met in Saratoga Springs, New York. Their intent: to form a close-knit organization that would support and inform its members and help them to do their jobs in a more efficient manner. Click here to read more.
The Continuing Education Consortium (CEC) was formed by the New York State County Highway Superintendents Association, Inc. (NYSCHSA) in the Spring of 2004 to provide accredited training and professional development programs to all industry professionals involved in the building and maintenance of New York's highways and bridges. Click here to read more.