Presentation Topic: HRBT ASCE Presentation
Abstract: With the HRBT Expansion project having achieved Notice to Proceed in September 2020, construction activities will soon be ramping up throughout the entire ten-mile corridor. Martha Gross will provide an update not only on project status but also on novel aspects of the subsurface engineering, super-sized construction, and innovative means-and-methods for bringing this project from concept to reality.
Presenter: Martha Gross, PE
Speaker Bio: Martha Gross, PE is VDOT’s Technical Director for the $3.8 billion Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion and has been closely involved in all aspects of this project since joining VDOT in 2016. She previously worked as contractor, designer, and owner’s representative on major projects around the country totaling over $9 billion, including the $3 billion Tappan Zee Bridge in New York.
Martha is a Hampton Roads native, despite having moved 16 times since her origins here. Martha is a licensed civil engineer with business and engineering degrees from Virginia Tech and Penn State, and she began her career locally as a field engineer with Tidewater Construction Corporation.
When: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Registration: can be found here
The first 50 Richmond branch ASCE members that sign up before December 13th will receive a free lunch!