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Rehabilitation of Major Deegan Expressway Viaduct From E 138th St to E 161st St Print E-mail
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Mr. Tariq M. Bashir, PE (Center) with Infrastructure Group Co-Chair Walter Kulczycki, PE (Left) and the Chair of Infrastructure Group, Jaimin Amin PE (Right)
Construction is currently in progress on a mile-long elevated structure carrying the Major Deegan Expressway (Interstate 87) from East 138th Street to Macombs Dam Bridge near Yankee Stadium. This section of I-87 has an AADT of 102,000 vehicles per day.
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Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) - Utilizing Full Depth Precast Concrete Deck Panel Systems Print E-mail
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Dr. Rajendra Navalurkar, P.E. (Left) with Infrastructure Group Co-Chair Walter Kulczycki, P.E.
Full depth precast concrete deck panel systems are gaining popularity and their application has been increasing with the use of Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) / Prefabricated Bridge Elements & Systems (PBES).
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Design Challenges and Behavior of High Capacity Piles for the New NY (Tappan Zee) Bridge Print E-mail
On October 22, 2014, the Met Section Infrastructure Group and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering cosponsored a technical lecture: "Design Challenges and Behavior of High Capacity Piles for the New NY (Tappan Zee) Bridge" in Brooklyn, NY.
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Bridge Assessment Management Beyond the Short Term Print E-mail
20140917_seminar1.jpg The Met Section Infrastructure Group and NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering cosponsored a technical lecture: "Bridge Assessment Management – Beyond the Short Term" on September 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Tariq M. Bashir, PE, Regional Bridge Asset Manager and Design Supervisor of NYSDOT Region 11 presented the guiding principles of New York State Department of Transportation's infrastructure investment and decision making and their application to Bridge Asset Management.
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Met Section to Sponsor Seminar Related to Hurricane Sandy Print E-mail
Hurricane Sandy Damage in Staten Island The Met Section Infrastructure Group, along with the ASCE New Jersey Section and NYU-Poly sponsored a seminar: "Impact of Sandy's Storm Surge on NY/NJ Infrastructure" on April 8 and 9, 2013 in Brooklyn, NY. The two-day seminar  included presentations on the storm's impact on different types of infrastructure and potential solutions to reduce the impact of storm surge and flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy and similar type hurricanes.
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Publications on Hurricane Storm Surge Available Through ASCE Print E-mail
Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the ASCE Library has made available, free of charge, some selected papers on hurricane storm surge and its effect on infrastructure, modeling and research, and lessons learned from previous storms.

These documents include Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City, a collection of 16 papers published by ASCE National into a book (cover shown on right) from the  2009 ASCE Met Section seminar held in Brooklyn, NY sponsored by the Infrastructure Group, Environmental Sciences Section of the New York Academy of Sciences and the NYU-Polytechnic School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering.

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