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    Name: Designer Utilities Training - Morning Session
    Date: February 19, 2019
    Time: 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Training Intent: To have designers resolve their own utility issues without SUE (utility owners identifying existing utilites) 

    Training Background: The Utility Coordination Task Force noticed an increasing trend in the number and cost of utility conflicts. Many designers have minimal experience with the differentiating between what utility appurtenances are significant to relocate and what are not. The increasing utility conflict trend also includes designers not fully investigating utility conflicts. Consequently, utility conflicts are not completely resolved before the project goes to construction. This has caused construction claims, delays, and change orders.

    Training Purpose: Educate Designers on the Risks of Impacts to Utilities (concentrating on the more expensive ones) to Improve Project Delivery. This effort will focus on the Traditional Method (submissions and markups) of adding utilities to roadway plans.

    What you will Learn: To successfully coordinate any and all utility issues during the design phase to reduce or eliminate claims and delays during construction, damages to utilities during construction, and injury or loss of life by a utility hit during construction.

    Speakers:
    Randy Sanborn, Long Engineering
    Stevonn J. Dilligard, GDOT
    Shonnell Gibson, GDOT
    Yulonda Pride-Foster, GDOT
    Aisha Moultrie, GDOT


    Agenda
    • Background - Need and Purpose
    • Part 1 – Identifying Above Ground and Below Ground Utilities
    • Break
    • Part 2 – Understanding the Cost Difference
    • Part 3 – Conflict Resolution
    • Part 4 – Coordination
    Location:
    Georgia DOT Training Facility
    3993 Aviation Circle
    Atlanta, GA 30336
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    7:30 AM | Light Breakfast
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Training
    Contact Information:
    Jennifer Head
    Fees/Admission:
    GDOT Employees: Free
    ACEC Georgia Members: $15
    Professional Development Hours:
    3.5
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