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Engineering the New 35 Acre NYPD Police Academy Print E-mail
Structures Group
On October 10, 2013, Yegal Shamash, P.E., Thomas Reynolds, P.E. and Justin Den Herder, P.E. of Robert Silman Associates discussed the design of the new 35-acre NYPD Police Academy in Queens. The speakers discussed the various challenges they faced during the design phase such as the poor soil conditions, high water table, and satisfying different code requirements.
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YMF Visits Second Avenue Subway Construction Site Print E-mail
Younger Member Forum
Second Avenue Subway On June 20, 2013, a group of ASCE YMF members got a unique glimpse at the construction of the Second Avenue Subway including a tour of the 86th Street station cavern.

Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway is expected to open in 2016. The project will include new stations at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street, rehabilitation of the existing 63rd Street Station, and an extension of the Q line.

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Civil Engineer's 11th Annual Golf Classic: A Big Success Print E-mail
Long Island Branch
Left to Right: Tom English, Bob Whelan, Dan Grove, Dave Casillas and ASCE LIB President Bill Blanchard
The 11th Annual Civil Engineer's Golf Classic tee off at Suffolk County's own 27-hole Timber Point Golf Course was held on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Hosted by the ASCE Long Island Branch, this event was well attended and featured 18-holes best ball scramble with a dinner, award ceremony and a Chinese Auction of golf accessories as prizes.
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Kingdom Tower Lecture Print E-mail
International Group
Kingdom Tower On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, the International Group hosted a two-hour lecture on the Kingdom Tower given by the lead structural and geotechnical engineers, Robert Sinn, P.E., S.E. of Thornton Tomasetti and Alan Poeppel, P.E. of Langan Engineering, respectively. With over 120 people in the audience, the library at the Mechanics Institute on 44th Street was filled. The engineers focused on the technical aspects of the project located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This building is expected to be the next world's tallest building.

 

 
ASCE National Expands History & Heritage Content on Website Print E-mail
History & Heritage Committee
Acueducto de Segovia ASCE National's website now includes a new page that describes all the different aspects of ASCE's history and heritage program. This includes lists historic landmarks that you can visit across the country and throughout the world (searchable by state, country, name and category) as well as biographies of notable civil engineers and the history of ASCE.
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2013 ASCE National Election Results Print E-mail
Met Section
The 2013 ASCE national election concluded on Wednesday, August 14th. The Tellers Committee convened to verify the election results, which are as follows:

President-elect Elect (2013-2014):
Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

At-Large Director-Elect (2013-2015):
Charles J. Hookham, P.E., M.ASCE

Region Directors-Elect (2013-2016):
Region 2: Christopher J. Menna, Sr., P.E., F.ASCE
Region 6: Kenneth B. Morris, P.E., PTOE, M.ASCE
Region 7: F. Jay Burress, P.E., M.ASCE
Region 10: Himansu K. Banerjee, Ph.D., CPEng, F.ASCE

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