Join us at the Colorado Transportation Symposium on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the Embassy Suites, Denver Convention Center (1420 Stout St, Denver, CO 80202). Four Wilson & Company speakers will be sharing at 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Travel Demand Management (TDM) in Colorado
Doug Eberhart will be sharing from 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. about Travel Demand Management (TDM) in Colorado: An Overview and Look into the Statewide TDM Master Plan. This session will explore the CDOT TDM project and share insights about how much more TDM is ongoing throughout Colorado than most people realize. Doug served as environmental project manager, author, and technical contributor on numerous freeway corridor projects in Colorado. Project examples include a 150-mile Tiered Environmental Impact Statement, a 14-mile tolled express lanes project, and a a 26-mile freeway project traversing 6 miles of United States Air Force Academy land.
Project First: It isn’t an Event but a Culture
Scott Asher, PE and David Watt, PE, CDOT, will be speaking from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Project First: It isn’t an Event but a Culture: The I-25/Cimarron D-B Story. This session will discuss advantages of CDOT “Project First” partnering, how to apply “Project First” elements to a large Design-Build project, and key tools used to support “Project First”. Scott specializes in managing complex transportation planning, design, and construction projects for public sector clients. His proven experience in design and construction and thorough knowledge of planning issues enables him to lead the development of phaseable solutions that meet short-term and long-term needs.
Achieving Project MOT Goals
Nicholas Thomas, PE and Marcus Kochis, PE will be speaking from 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. about Achieving Project MOT Goals: A Success Story of Utah’s I-15, The Point Design-Build Project. The procurement process for this project included a unique scoring approach to minimize impacts to the traveling public. This presentation will cover how using design-build and sequencing creates a quicker solution. Nicholas has filled a variety of roles on D-B projects such as MOT engineer, roadway design lead, project engineer, and design manager. Marcus has experience in civil engineering, with expertise in roadway, MOT, signing, striping, traffic signal design, and construction inspection.