T&DI Boston Chapter/Transportation
VOLUME 46 | ISSUE 2| October 2021

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Lead Article
Upgrading Airport Infrastructure - Terminal B Entrance Roadways, Boston Logan International Airport
What does it take to upgrade terminal roadways-while maintaining operations-at one of the country's busiest airports? Stantec's Nick Scenna discusses the Terminal B Entrance Roadways Project at Boston Logan International Airport, part of a $200M effort to relieve traffic congestion and support increasing airline activity. ... Read more

President's Report
An update from Shallan Fitzgerald
This time of year is always an exciting time to be in Boston. The students move back in, the air cools, the trees change colors, and the BSCES program schedule heats up. If we’re lucky, the lights stay on at Fenway for a few more weeks. But with every new “storrowed” moving van, we are reminded that our bridges, roads and infrastructure are taking a beating, and winter is just around the corner. ... Read more

Featured Group
Transportation & Development Institute Boston Chapter
Learn about what T&DI Boston Chapter has done in the past year and what is planned for the year ahead! To get involved, reach out to TDI@BSCES.org. ... Read more

RIDOT's First Lateral Bridge Slide- Lafayette Road Bridge Project
By Ryan Salvas, RIDOT Project Manager, Robert Talbot, PE, New England Highway & Rail Lead, CHA, and Dan Hoffman, Senior Bridge Engineer, CHA
CHA Consulting, Inc. (CHA) was retained by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to develop Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) techniques for the rapid replacement of Bridge No. 078101, carrying Route 4 over Lafayette Road, in North Kingstown. ... Read more

Keville and Lambrechts Named 2021-2022 BSCES Honorary Members
During the 172nd BSCES Annual Awards Dinner on June 17, 2021, the BSCES Board of Government was pleased to present the Section's highest award, BSCES Honorary Membership, to Christine Keville, FCMAA, NAC and James Lambrechts, PE. ... Read more
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2021 - 2022 Society Sponsors

BSCES Newsletter Editorial Board
Chair: Michael Sullivan, PE
Michael R. Cunningham, PE
Annahid Dastgheib-Beheshti, PE
Susannah Davis, EIT
Shallan C. Fitzgerald, PE
Richard F. Keenan
David M. Manugian, PE
Richard A. Matson, PE
Angus J. O’Leary, PE
Kathryn Swanson, PE

President: Shallan C. Fitzgerald, PE
President-Elect: Ronald K. Burns, PE, LSP, LEED AP
Secretary: Richard A. Matson, PE
Treasurer: Gregory L. Mirliss, STS
Assistant Treasurer: Vacant
Senior Vice Presidents: Michael R. Cunningham, PE, Christopher P. Hersey
Vice Presidents: ; Kathryn Swanson, PE, Todd M. Clark, PE
Past President: Bruce L. Jacobs, PhD, PE
Western MA Branch Vice President: Vacant
Institute Chapter & Technical Group Chairs
Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute Boston Chapter: Daniel W. O'Connor, PE
Construction Institute Boston Chapter: Elizabeth (Betsy) Kirtland, EIT
Engineering Management Group: Lee M. Koska, EIT
Environmental & Water Resources Institute Boston Chapter: Rishabh V. Iyer, PE
Geo-Institute Boston Chapter: Matthew G. Chartier, PE
Structural Engineering Institute Boston Chapter: Shanta B. Keller, PE, ENV SP
Transportation & Development Institute Boston Chapter: Tyler de Ruiter, PE
Utility Engineering & Surveying Institute Boston Chapter: Peter D. Nardini, PE
Younger Member Group: Valerie P. Chia
2021–2022 BSCES Program Sponsors
Alfred Benesch & Company | BETA Group | BSC Group | CDM Smith
Collins Engineers, Inc. | Dewberry | Green International Affiliates, Inc.
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.| Haley & Aldrich, Inc. | Horsley Witten Group, Inc. | Howard Stein Hudson
Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc. | HNTB | Kleinfelder | Nitsch Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University | Patrick Engineering, Inc. Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc. | Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. | Tighe & Bond | TranSystems TREVIICOS | Tufts University - Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering
VHB | Weston & Sampson | WSP USA, Inc.

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