SEAM January Tour/Dinner Meeting: Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Site Tour and Dinner Meeting

SEAM will be hosting an afternoon site tour of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge between Kittery, ME and Portsmouth, NH, followed by a dinner meeting and presentation by the contractor, Cianbro.

DATE:
Thursday, January 25th, 2018

PRESENTERS:
Joe Orlando, Senior Design Engineer
Joe Foley, Senior Design Engineer
Pete Malikowski, Senior Project Engineer

Note: Joe Orlando did a presentation at the SEAM February 2017 Foundations seminar about the SML pile caps, but this is intended to be a more comprehensive overview of the entire project.

LOCATION:
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, meet at the Portsmouth approach
Redhook Ale Brewery, 1 Redhook Way, Portsmouth, NH 03801

SAFETY GEAR FOR SITE VISIT:
Hard hat, steel toes, glasses, gloves, safety vest if you have one.

CREDITS:
2 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40 for SEAM members, $60 for non-members

Note: Remember to sign up or renew your membership!

AGENDA:
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Bridge tour
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm Registration and social time
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Presentation

RSVP:
by Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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SEAM Seminar: Design and Construction with Masonry

SEAM Seminar: Design and Construction with Masonry

Note: Due to limited venue space and high turnout, registration for this seminar is closed until further notice.  If additional space becomes available, registration will reopen.

SEAM will be hosting an all-day seminar presented by Cathleen Jacinto, Representing Forse Consulting & Illinois Structural Masonry Coalition. The presentation will cover a host of topics relevant to structural engineers, and will focus mainly on Concrete Masonry Units (CMU).
Specific subject areas:

1. Structural Masonry Design – Overview
2. Movement Joints – Structural Edition
3. Masonry Analysis and Design with FEA software
4. Software Review for Structural Masonry Design
5. Masonry Shear Wall Design
6. Lintels for Masonry Walls
7. Masonry Notes, Details and Prototypes
8. Connections to Masonry Walls

DATE:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PRESENTER:
Cathleen Jacinto

LOCATION:
Abromson Center, Level 2
University of Southern Maine
88 Bedford Street, Portland
Parking is free and located in the main parking garage attached to the Abromson Center
(Note: access to Abromson Level 2 is through Level 3 of the carpark)

CREDITS:
7 PDH will be awarded, Diamond Approved
Note: NCSEA does not warrant that a course complies with the continuing education requirements in all jurisdictions

COST:
$150 for SEAM members
$200 for non-members

AGENDA:
7:30 am – 8:00am Light breakfast and Registration
8:00 am – 9:45 am (two subjects)
9:45 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 11:45 am (two subjects)
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 2:15 pm (two subjects)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 4:15 pm (two subjects)

RSVP: Due to limited venue space and high turnout, registration for this seminar is closed until further notice.  If additional space becomes available, registration will reopen.

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SEAM/ASCE Maine Chapter Joint Seminar: Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar

SEAM and ASCE Maine Chapter will be hosting a seminar entitled “Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures” presented by Richard Hartman, PhD, P.E. on October 19, 2017. For more information including registration information, please see the flier at this link.

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Tour of Casco Bay Steel Structures, South Portland

SEAM has arranged for a tour with Casco Bay Steel Structures located in South Portland. Casco Bay Steel Structures, established in 1997, is a growing local business meeting the bridge project needs throughout New England and New York. They’re an AISC certified bridge fabricator and a member of the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Their plants total over 150,000 sq/ft of fabrication space that can accommodate large bridge fabrication projects such as the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge vertical-lift span. Please arrive with safety glasses and appropriate footwear.

Following the tour, a social time and dinner will be held at the Saltwater Grille in South Portland.

DATE:
September 28,2017

LOCATION:
Tour: Casco Bay Steel Structures, 1 Wallace Ave., South Portland, Maine

Social & Dinner: Saltwater Grille, 231 Front St., South Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
1.0 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40.00 for SEAM members
$60.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Tour
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Social Time
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner

RSVP:
by Friday, September 22, 2017

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