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ASCE Ohio Council sends letter of support for Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act

At its spring meeting held April 10th at the University of Toledo, the ASCE Ohio Council overwhelming voted to support recent legislation by Representative Jim Renacci (OH-16)for his sponsorship of HR 1846 "Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act". Rep. Renacci held an infrastructure workshop in Cleveland on March 30th with representatives of professional societies, industry groups, local mayors, planning commissions and others to discuss the critical need for finding a long term sustainable solution for the Highway Trust Fund. ASCE was asked to participate. Jim Pajk represented the group at this meeting.

Click the Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act to find out more about this legislation, the current bi-partisan co-sponsors and which groups support this legislation. It is important to note that there are four Ohio members of congress, Reps. Jim Renacci, Marcy Kaptur, Tim Ryan and Bob Gibbs, that hav co-sponsored this legislation.

Central Ohio ASCE 2015 Spring Seminar - Modern Roundabout Design and Construction

Date: 
05/13/2015
Time: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Crowne Plaza - Dublin, 600 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017

See the seminar webpage on the Central Ohio ASCE website for more information and to register.

http://centralohioasce.com/seminar

Modern roundabouts have gained popularity in Central Ohio over the past 10 years, and continue to be installed to increase traffic capacity and improve safety. Learn from knowledgeable speakers about the history, purpose, benefits, selection, design, and construction of roundabouts.

Earn 7.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

Ohio Council now seeking award applications for 2015 Robert O'Shea Enginering Ethics Award and 2015 OCEAA.

Deadlines are approaching for award applications for each of these awards.

The deadline for the 2015 Robert O'Shea Engineering Ethics Award is March 1st, 2015.
The deadline for the 2015 OCEAA is February 27, 2015.

Please look at the menu on the left side for more information on each award.

2014 Ohio Civil Engineering Achievement Award Presented

 

On October 1, 2014 presentation was made on site to present the award for the 2014 Ohio Outstanding Civil Engineering Achivement for the "George V. Voinovich Bridge".  Attending the presentation (left to right) Carolyn Guion (ASCE Cleveland Section Past President), Craig Hebebrand (ASCE Cleveland Section Treasurer), Tom Hyland (ODOT), Dave Lastovka (ODOT), Brian Meluch (ASCE Region 3 Governor), Randy Over (ASCE National President), Mike Lyden (ASCE Cleveland Section President), Jason Wise (ODOT) and Alan Esser (Chairman ASCE Ohio Council OCEA Committee).

 

 

2014 Ohio Council Fall Meeting

Date: 
09/26/2014
Time: 
10:00 a.m.
Location: 
8150 Sterling Court, Mentor, OH 44060

The 2014 Fall meeting will be hosted by John Konrad, P.E., Ohio Council Vice President.

The meeting will be held at the offices of CT Consultants. The address is:

8150 Sterling Court
Mentor, Ohio 44060

The meeting will start at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provide for attendees.

2013 Ohio Civil Engineering Achievement Award Presented

Peter Narsavage presented the 2013 Ohio Civil Engineering Achievement Award to Dean Ringle, the Franklin County Engineer, on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Pictured below are (from left to right): Brent Downing, P.E., E.L. Robinson Engineering (Engineering Design Firm); Peter Narsavage, P.E., Ohio Council of Local Sections - ASCE; Dean Ringle, P.E., P.S., Franklin County Engineer (Owner); and Jim Pajk, P.E., Franklin County Deputy Design Engineer.

Ohio ASCE in the news

Former Ohio Council President and Region 3 Governor David Pritchard, P.E. (Central Ohio Section) recently had an editorial published in the Columbus Dispatch entitled "State Can't Wait Around to Fortify Infrastructure".  Here is the link to that editorial.  http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/editorials/2014/03/11/1-pritchard-sat-g49rdnr0-12.html 

2014 Ohio Council Spring Meeting

Date: 
04/04/2014
Time: 
10:00 a.m.
Location: 
Franklin County Engineer's Office

The Spring Ohio Council meeting will be held on April 4th, 2014, 10 a.m. at the Franklin County Engineers Office.

The Franklin County Engineers Office is located at 970 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215

See the attachment for more directions.  Lunch will be provided.

Contact Jim Pajk at 614-525-3021 or 614-359-8658 for any assistance with directions.

 

Ohio Council now seeking applications for the 2014 Outstanding Ohio Civil Engineering Achievement Award

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Outstanding Ohio Civil Engineering Achievement Award.  The deadline for submitting an award application is February 28, 2014.  Please see the attachments for more details or click the OOCEA tab under the menu listed on the left side of the web page.

 

January Legislative Breakfast with Congressman David Joyce

Date: 
01/22/2014
Time: 
8:00 a.m.
Location: 
Doubletree by Hilton, 3663 Park East Drive, Beachwood, OH 44122

The ASCE Cleveland Section and Ohio Council of Local Sections is invited members and delegates to a legislative breakfast to be held in Beachwood, Ohio.  The event will be presented by Representative David Joyce, 14th Congressional District, US House of Representatives.  Please see the attached flyer for more details and how to register for the event.

 

 
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