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August, 2018 Luncheon

You are invited to the next
American Society of Civil Engineers
North Carolina Section
Eastern Branch

RSVP Deadline: 12:00pm (noon) on August 14th, 2018
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Speaker: Mark Landis at Schnabel Engineering and Kevin Lugo at MBP

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Topic:  Restoration of Hope Mills Dam

Time: Registration: 11:30AM - 12:00PM, Program: 12:00PM - 1:15PM

Summary: The original Hope Mills Dam, located in southeastern North Carolina, was constructed in the late 1830s to provide power to four nearby cotton mills. The dam was breached and rebuilt between 1923 and 1924. The second dam overtopped in 2003. A third dam was constructed five years later, but in 2010, it failed as well. The design-build team, which was selected in 2014, elected to remove the remains of the 2008 structure and build a new dam and labyrinth spillway. Mr. Landis and Mr. Lugo will talk about some of the challenges encountered during the construction to include water management of a 100-year flood and, 10 days later, a 500-year flood at the site.

Mark Landis, PG, PE – Mark is the Lead Engineer in the Greensboro Office of Schnabel Engineering.  He has an undergraduate degree in Geology and a Master of Civil Engineering. Mark has over 35 years of experience in geology, geophysics, and geotechnical engineering.  Mr. Landis is currently the PM on Asheville’s primary water supply dam upgrades and a new 1100-acre offline storage reservoir in Virginia. Mark was the Engineer-of-Record for the Hope Mills dam reconstruction.
Kevin Lugo, PE, CCM – Kevin is a Vice President in the Raleigh Office of MBP. He has an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering. Mr. Lugo has over 25 years of varied engineering and management experience in heavy construction (power, highways, bridges, subways, water treatment, and utilities) and buildings (higher education, K-12 schools, hotels, plants, offices, housing, and military facilities).

Location:  This luncheon will be held at the beautiful NC State University Club at 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606.  You can contact the NC University Club at (919) 828-0308 if you need assistance locating their establishment.

$25 for ASCE Members
$30 for Non-ASCE Members
$10 for ASCE Life Members, Students, and Unemployed ASCE Members.

Sponsor: Kimley-Horn

If you are paying at the door, please bring cash or a check made out to "ASCE NC Eastern Branch".

RSVP:  Our online system handles all registrations and payments.  You can register and pay for the event online using your credit card. Even if you don't want to pay online, please use the online system to register. There are no additional fees, accounts, or passwords to remember. The online system will also allow you to specify your meal preference (Omnivorian or Vegetarian). Upon arrival at the event, just check-in at the registration table using your name.

We understand your schedule may change and you might not be able to make it to the event. Cancellations with refunds can be honored up until 12:00pm (noon) two days prior to the event. If you are neither able to attend nor cancel in time, you may send a replacement.

To help Professional Engineers in attendance acquire 15 Professional Development Hour (PDH) units per license renewal period in accordance with 21 NCAC 56.1703, we offer one PDH certificate after the presentation.

Earlier Event: August 2
Joint AEG and ASCE Dinner
Later Event: September 20
September, 2018 Luncheon