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ASCE Networking Meeting 01/12

  • January 12, 2024
  • Riverview Room - The Citadel
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ASCE’s Charleston Branch welcomes you on Friday, January 12th, for an ASCE luncheon meeting. Presenting this month will be Tim Parker, PE, PMP, M. ASCE, with the SCDOT. Tim will be presenting on the heavy haul transportation engineering challenges.

The transportation of extremely large loads poses unique challenges for the heavy transport/rigging engineer. Some of these challenges will be discussed using two past projects as case studies. One is transporting a 133 ton transformer over-the-road. The second is overcoming multiple hurdles to transport a gas turbine weighing in excess 400 tons over 250 miles through two states.

We will be meeting in the Riverview Room on The Citadel’s campus this month.

And as a reminder for in-person meetings, we ask you to keep the health and safety of yourself and others in mind.

COVID-19 Virus Prevention and Protection: Citadel Campus COVID-19 Information: https://today.citadel.edu/covid-19/

When: Friday, January 12, 2024

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Networking

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Presentation

Where: Riverview Room

Cost:

$15 – Public Sector

$25 – Members

$30 – Non-MembersPDH: 1 PDH to be received at the meeting

Presentation Topic: Heavy Haul Transportation Engineering Challenges

Tim Parker’s day job for the last five years has been the District Mechanical Engineer for the SC Department of Transportation District Six. For the 36 years prior to joining SCDOT, he was co-owner and president of Parker Rigging Company, which specialized in crane rental, heavy rigging, steel fabrication, and steel erection. In 2008, Tim started Parker Consulting Engineers, LLC as a moonlighting opportunity. PCE specializes in heavy rigging and oversized/over-dimensional transportation engineering. He has been involved in numerous projects across the globe transporting equipment weighing hundreds of tons. Tim graduated from The Citadel in 2003 with a BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering and again in 2011 with a MS in Technical Project Management. Tim is very active in the Construction Institute of ASCE where he is past-chair of both the CI Construction Site Safety Committee and the CI Crane Safety Sub-committee. He is currently serving as a Governor on the CI Board of Governors. Tim is married to his lovely wife, Heather and they reside in the Park Circle area of North Charleston. Tim enjoys collecting firearms and fine bourbon whiskies and he just became a Certified Bourbon Steward.

Schedule:

11:30 am - 12:00 pm The Citadel

Open Networking

Get to know your fellow colleagues during open networking.
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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ASCE Board Members

  • Time : 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (UTC+0)