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‘Geosynthetics in Roadway Design’ kicks off annual symposium

April 30th, 2014 / By: / Industry News

65th Annual Highway Geology Symposium July 7-10 in Laramie

The 65th Annual Highway Geology Symposium (HGS) will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie, Wyo., July 7-10, 2014.

Monday, July 7, is devoted to a morning meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Geosynthetics Committee, followed by a half-day “Geosynthetics in Roadway Design” session that afternoon.

Presenters for Geosynthetics in Roadway Design include:

  • Barry Christopher (Christopher Consultants)
  • Gordon Keller (retired U.S. Forest Service)
  • Jim Coffin (WYDOT)
  • Sam Allen (TRI/Environmental Inc.)
  • Jorge Zornberg (University of Texas-Austin)
  • Eli Cuelho (Western Transportation Institute)

The Highway Geology Symposium starts with a welcome reception Monday evening. The symposium will take place during the next three days, July 8-10, with technical sessions on Tuesday and Thursday, and a field trip and banquet on Wednesday, July 10.

The hotel has a group rate of $83 plus tax per night for a standard room for reservations made before June 20.

Source: HGS

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