McCormick Taylor will present three technical sessions at the 2015 Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC) — one of the nation’s largest transportation forums. The two-day event will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on October 27 and October 28, 2015. A list of presentations and speakers follows.
Day 1: Tuesday, October 27
Designs for Life: How Streetscapes Can Improve the Economic, Social, and Environmental Benefits of Urban Communities
Session 10, Room D233-235, 8:40 AM – 9:00 AM
Sonia Marichic-Goudy, P.E., Highway Engineer
Snippet: The presentation highlights the designs and outcomes of streetscapes in various communities. Using real-life examples, Sonia will move through the process of determining the needs and wants of a community, while using creative approaches to stay within the project budget.
Green Streets Projects to Meet MS4 Permit Requirements
Session 20, Room C223-225, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM
Amanda Baker, P.E., LEED AP ID&C, Water Resources Engineer
Snippet: Amanda will elaborate on the process of identifying ESD/LID restoration opportunities, evaluating options and alternatives, designing to the MEP, and maintenance requirements of these facilities within the public right-of-way.
Day 2: Wednesday, October 28
ODOT’s Riveting Guidance for Historic Bridges
Session 68, Room D233-235, 11:20 AM – 11:45 AM
Tom Porter, P.E., Senior Structural Engineer and Brandon Newpher, E.I., Structural Designer, with Thomas Barrett (ODOT)