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Webinar: Design of Bridge Structures

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Webinar: Design of Bridge Structures

June 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT


This is part two of a four-part series on geotechnical and environmental considerations for various civil engineering projects. Part Two will be in-depth seminar on geotechnical considerations for the design of bridge structures. The presentation will help you understand the basics of geotechnical engineering as they relate to bridges.

Topics of discussion include pavement coring, barge drilling, soil sampling methods, TxDOT Soil sampling, groundwater measurements, pier capacity curves, load-settlement characteristics of deep foundations, and more.

Projects discussed include the Houston Ship Channel Bridge and more.


David A. Eastwood PE, D.GE, DFE, C.A.P.M., F.FPA, F.ASCE

Geotech Engineering & Testing

Mr. Eastwood has practiced consulting engineering for about 44 years, serving in key technical project management and administrative roles. His specialties are in geotechnical, environmental, materials and geoforensic engineering. His experience in these functions include a wide range of project types, ranging from public infrastructure, public works, municipal Work, industrial facilities, commercial developments to waste disposal facilities, power plants, dams, marine terminals, and underground storage tank contamination studies. Mr. Eastwood also conducts training in geotechnical, environmental, materials and geoforensic engineering for many agencies and associations. He is the President of Houston Chapter of Texas Council of Engineering Laboratories and he is the founder and past president of Foundation Performance Association, an organization specializing in foundation failure evaluation.

Cost – $0

This session will be offered free to all participants! We hope you are able to attend and encourage you to invite your colleagues to join you.


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June 9
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
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