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2012 Related News

The State of California's Infrastructure, Investment and Renewal
Our October luncheon came quickly this month as we were avoiding our society's annual conference in Montreal so our speakers and president could attend both. We were happy to have three panelists, two of whom are past presidents of our branch and one who is a past president of the Los Angeles Section. The panelists were... » Read More

Oakland Bay Bridge
Mr. Ignatius (Po) Lam presented geotechnical and political challenges encountered in the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, East Span project, on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Costa Mesa’s Center Club.  Mr. Lam’s presentation was part of the Orange County ASCE Branch and Transportation Technical Group’s twice a year joint luncheons, and over 70 professionals in the geotechnical, structural and transportation fields were treated to a mini-seminar on geotechnical issues to be considered during the design of a major bridge structure. » Read More

Salton Sea
The Salton Sea may seem far away from Orange County, but its impact may be closer to us than you might think! Located in the southeastern corner of California in Imperial County (about 150 miles from Orange County), the Salton Sea is the largest lake in the entire state of California and it is in trouble! » Read More

Measure M 2020 & the I-405 Improvement Program
On May 15 2012, Rose Casey, PE, OCTA's Directory of Highway Programs gave a presentation on the Measure M2 program and an update on the I-405 Improvement Program. » Read More

April Luncheon - Rail in Orange County
For the April luncheon the Orange County Branch had three speakers to discuss rail improvements in Orange and San Diego Counties. » Read More

South Coast Water District Sewer Tunnel Rehabilitation Project
For the March OC Branch lunch meeting we had three speakers, Eric Jessen, Chairman, South Laguna Water & Sewer Advisory Commission, David Jurich, PE, South Central West Unit Manager for Hatch Mott MacDonald, and Joseph N. McDivitt, Director of Operations, South Coast Water District, Laguna Beach, California. » Read More

2012 Annual Awards Dinner
On Tuesday, February 21st at the Center Club in Costa Mesa, over 160 members and guests joined together to celebrate the annual ASCE Orange County Branch Awards Dinner Banquet. This was a new venue for us and we were all excited to host our event here. We all enjoyed a wonderful night recognizing all the individual award winners and project winners as well as reuniting with some friends we haven’t seen in a while.  » Read More