Newsletter Summary:
February 14, 2018 Luncheon - Grand Canyon: Trans-Canyon Waterline ReplacementFeb14
Speakers: Ms. Kris Provenzano, Grand Canyon Program Manager for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Rehabilitation, United States National Park Service and Rich Thornton, HDR.   

The Grand Canyon National Park's water system supplies drinking and utility water to over 6 million visitors and 2,500 permanent residents at the park.  The single largest component of the water system is the water delivery pipeline from the Roaring Springs pump house to the Indian Garden pump house.  This approximate 12.5-mile pipeline has been experiencing splits and breaks.  The presentation will be an overview of the existing trans-canyon waterline, the preferred upgrade alternative, environmental issues, and the challenges of managing visitation and construction.  

The Phoenix Branch will also conduct the Life Member Ceremony and present selected ASU Engineering Students with Life Member Scholarships.

Location:  Because-Space for Life, 3419 E University Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85034

 Members: $25  Non-Members: $30, earlybird rates expire Feb 10
February 28, 2018 MCDOT Connected Vehicle Anthem Test Bed Field TripFeb28
Host: Faisal Saleem / MCDOT ITS Branch Manager
Duration: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trip Description:  The free demonstration will be hosted by MCDOT and will start with a brief overview.  Attendees will then be divided into three smaller groups to rotate through the different stations.  The field trip is limited to the first 15 respondents.  Don't delay!!   Contact AJ (Jiahua Liu)  for more details.
March 14 Luncheon - ADOT Long Range Transportation PlanMar14
Speaker: Greg Bires/ADOT Multimodal Planning Division, Director
Topic: ADOT Long Range Transportation Plan 

The Phoenix Branch 2017 Awards will also be presented at this meeting.

 Members: $25  Non-Members: $30, earlybird rates expire March 10
The ASCE Phoenix Branch would like to acknowledge and thank our sponsor Terracon for helping  fund learning, networking, and professional activities in the Phoenix Area.
Rob Lyons, P.E., CFM, M.ASCE
JE Fuller, ASCE Phoenix Branch President