Tag Archives: geohazard

AGHP Committee Activity

Post Anchoring System Committee As the AGHP gets off the ground what was originally known as the Rockfall Barrier Post Support Committee, by survey of committee members, was rebranded the Post Anchoring System Committee. We have been busy thus far holding three committee meetings. During these meetings we have established broad goals for the committee, […]

45th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference (STGEC)

The Alabama Department of Transportation, Bureau of Materials & Tests (ALDOT) is pleased to host the 2014 STGEC Conference. The conference will be held on October 27 – 30, 2014 in Mobile, Alabama. This conference will explore the challenges and advances in Geotechnical, Geological, Geophysical, and Geoenvironmental Engineering. The Geotechnical field is constantly increasing in […]

Transportation Hazards in Appalachia Technical Forum

Four weeks until the 2014 Annual Technical Forum on Geohazards Impacting Transportation, hosted by the Kentucky Geological Survey in Lexington, KY on August 5 to 7. For registration see: http://www.marshall.edu/cegas/events/GITAR/ . · The full program is now available on the website. · The special rate at the Clarion Hotel, Lexington, Kentucky is $89/night: under GEOHAZARDS […]

65th Highway Geology Symposium

Highway Geology Symposium

The 65th annual Highway Geology Symposium will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie, Wyoming, 7 – 10 July 2014. Laramie is nestled at the base of the Snowy Range Mountains, and surrounded by peaks reaching 12,000 feet in elevation. There will be a half day TRB session on “Geosynthetics in Roadway Design” on Monday, July 7, […]

Engineering Geology Committee

Engineering Geology Committee Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM – 10:00PM Marriott, Washington B6Geotechnology Lawrence A. Pierson, Landslide Technology, presiding Sponsored By: Engineering Geology (AFP10)

VIDEO: TDOT’s Rockfall Mitigation Strategy on I-75

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has a Rockfall Mitigation Program to identify, evaluate and, ideally, proactively address rockfall hazards to prevent them from happening or from having a larger impact on public safety and infrastructure. In the video above, some 2013 work along Interstate 75 in Campbell County is shown. Campbell County was the […]

Highway Geology Symposium

The inaugural meeting of AGP Directors was held on 9 September 2013 at the Highway Geology Symposium in North Conway, NH. As such details regarding membership, by-laws, elections and other mechanics are still in being finalized. That said, the purpose of the organization is clear. We will provide resources and mechanisms to elevate the state […]