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2017 Ohio Bridge Conference

Wednesday, August 23

A New Bridge over Big Darby Creek – Balancing Environmental Impacts with Long-Term Cost Effectiveness Pickaway-CR22-6.95 Scioto-Darby Road 

Anthony Neff, PE, PS, Chief Deputy Engineer, Pickaway County Engineer’s Office
Brooks Vogel, PE, LEED AP, Partner, Korda/Nemeth Engineering, Inc.
Brian Metz, Assistant Vice President, TranSystems
Joe Warino, PE, Senior Director of Ohio Construction Management, Prime AE Group, Inc.


Bridge Rehabilitation and Cost Effective Methods for Addressing Bridge Deterioration 

Siva Venugopalan, Siva Corrosion Services, Inc.


Statewide Historic Bridge Preservation Awards
Tom Barrett, Historic Bridge Program Manager, Scenic Byways Coordinator, Office of Environmental Services, ODOT

Awards Committee: Matt Shamis, Chief Bridge Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Ohio Division; Mary Ogle, Project Reviews Manager, State Historic Preservation Office; Diana Welling, Department Head, Resource Protection & Review, State Historic Preservation; Erica Schneider, Assistant Administrator, ODOT’s Office of Environmental Services; Susan Gasbarro, Team Leader, Cultural Resources, Office of Environmental Services, ODOT; Monica Bruns, Staff Historian Office of Environmental Services, ODOT; Heidi Harendza, Staff Historian, Office of Environmental Services, ODOT


Credit Bridge Program Success Stories

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Nicole Wade, Program Manager, Office of Local Program, ODOT
Ronald Meyer, II, PE, PS, Deputy Engineer, Allen County Engineer’s Office
James Wiechart, PE, PS, Mercer County Engineer


Licking County 5-Year Bridge Program:  Managing and Replacing 158 Deteriorated Structure Assets

Michael Bline, PE, Bridge Engineer, Licking County Engineer’s Office

Daniel Kent, Jr., PE, Senior Structural Engineer, Gannett Fleming Engineers and Architects, P.C.


Bridge QA/QC Updates

Mark Stockman, Bridge QA/QC Engineer, CEAO


ODOT Office of Structural Engineering Hot Topics

Tim Keller, PE, Administrator, Office of Structural Engineering, ODOT


Taylor Creek Culvert Extension

Dave Wormald, PE, AICP, Senior Project Engineer, Transportation, AECOM

Joe Hauber, PE, Senior Project Manager, Geotechnology, Inc.


ORIL Project – Load Capacity of Concrete Slabs without Plans

Richard Miller, PE, FPCI, Professor, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management, University of Cincinnati


Load Rating Concrete Arches with Graphic Statics

Bill Vermes, Senior Bridge Engineer, Pennoni Associates

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