ASCE Geotechnical Engineering Seminar Held in Johnson Center

Posted: January 7, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Darshana Patel

On Friday, Jan. 21, George Mason University hosts the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Geotechnical Engineering Seminar, “Legal Aspects of Geotechnical Engineering,” from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center. The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering and the Geotechnical Committee of the National Capital Section of ASCE are sponsoring the seminar.

The topics for the seminar include “The Cumberland Gap Twin Tunnels Project: The Best Laid Plans-Lesson Learned,” “Delay, Disruption, and Differing Site Condition Claims Due to Difficult Muck Excavation at the Twin Lakes Dam Enlargement Project,” “Lessons Learned from Rock Differing Site Conditions Claims in the Piedmont,” “Sewer Tunnel Collapse-Case History,” and “Legal Issues Associated with Landfill Slopes.”

The deadline to register is Monday, Jan. 10. The seminar is open to students, faculty, and staff. The registration fee for students is $35, or $15 not including lunch or a copy of the printed proceedings. For more information or to register, call Barry Liner at x31523.

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