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Infrastructure in the Afternoon: November Forums at the Boston Public Library

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Infrastructure in the Afternoon

November Public Forums at the Boston Public Library

Boston Room, 700 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116

November 1, 15 and 29, 2011, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

 

Made possible with contributions from: 

 Kennison Fund of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ ASCE (BSCES) 

Fay Spofford & Thorndike, Green International Affiliates, Inc., American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts - Education Corporation, VHB/Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc., GEI Consultants, Inc., Stantec, Kleinfelder/S E A and several other sponsors (list in formation)

Organized by the Massachusetts Infrastructure Investment Coalition

 

 

 

Program from November 1 Forum:   

Forum 1 - Infrastructure in the Afternoon,

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

 

Topic:  The Current Status of Massachusetts Infrastructure Based on the  Massachusetts Infrastructure Investment Coalition (MIIC) Reports

 

For more on MIIC and the Reports issued to date:   /index.cfm?pid=10443

 

 

   

4:00 PM  Introduction, Dr. David Westerling, PE, PLS, Merrimack College

 

Setting the Stage

    Liz Levin, MassDOT/MBTA Board Member

 

Water and Wastewater Infrastructure:  Link to Presentation

    Peter Richardson, PE, Green International Affiliates, Inc.

 

Dams:  Link to Presentation

    Chad Cox, PE, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

 
Freight Rail:  Link to Presentation

    Dennis Coffey, HNTB


Roads and Bridges:  Link to Presentation

    Linda C. Hager, PE, LH Consulting

Program from November 15 Forum:   

Forum 2 - Infrastructure in the Afternoon,

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

 

Topic:  Massachusetts Transportation Infrastructure Funding Gap:  The Challenge and Potential Solutions

4:00 PM  Introduction, Dr. David Westerling, PE, PLS, Merrimack College

 

Funding Gap:  Link to Presentation

    Stephen J. Silveira, Chair, Mass. Transportation Finance Commission (TFC), Senior VP, ML Strategies

 

Innovative Financing:  Link to Presentation

    George Campbell, CEO & Partner InfraLinx Transportation, LLC 

 

Revenue Alternatives:  Link to Presentation 

    Paul Godfrey, HNTB

 

State Infrastructure Banks:  Link to Presentation

    Dr. David Westerling, PE, PLS, Merrimack College

Program from November 29 Forum:   

Forum 3 - Infrastructure in the Afternoon,

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

 

Topic:  Massachusetts Water and Wastewater Funding Gap:  The Challenge and Potential Solutions

4:00 PM  Introduction, Dr. David Westerling, PE, PLS, Merrimack College

 

Funding Gap

    Representative Carolyn Dykema, (D-Holliston), Co-Chair, Water Infrastructure Finance Commission

 

Water Resources:  ASCE Report Card - Raising the Grade in Massachusetts:  Link to Presentation 

    Peter Richardson, PE, Green International Affiliates, Inc.

 

Challenges Facing Municipalities:  Link to Presentation

    Robert Moylan, Commissioner of Public Works, City of Worcester, MA 

 

The Massachusetts Infrastructure Investment Coalition (MIIC) is identifying the long-term needs for infrastructure investments to support economic development and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Massachusetts. The coalition has prepared or is preparing status reports for infrastructure elements including: Aviation, Dams, Drinking Water, Energy, Hazardous Waste, Homeland Security, Housing, Navigable Waterways, Ports and Harbors, Railroads (Freight), Roads and Highways, Schools, Transit (Rapid/Bus/Commuter Rail), and Wastewater. The Engineering Center and its Sponsoring Societies: ACEC/MA, BSCES, and MALSCE, organized the Coalition, which includes over 20 industry associations. 

 

For more on MIIC and the Reports issued to date:   /index.cfm?pid=10443

 

 
 
 
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