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  • GDOT Design Environmental Discussion Series

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    Name: GDOT Design Environmental Discussion Series
    Date: July 28, 2021
    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Project managers, designers, and environmental staff are encouraged to attend these Microsoft Teams live events. No RSVP is needed so if you plan on attending, please mark your calendar and use the links below. Two (2) PDH/CEU’s will be available for those attending each session.

    Tuesday, July 20

    Joint Coordination Procedures: Streamlining Consultation with FHWA and US Fish & WildlifeService
    • Chris Goodson, Ecology Section Manager
    Following attendance at this session, project managers, designers, and environmental staff will understand:

    ➢ How and when GDOT coordinated with federal and state agencies
    ➢ Opportunities for environmental process streamlining and schedule recovery
    ➢ Current and future incentives for prioritizing ecological design
    ➢ Which design changes do and do not require reinitiating agency consultations

    Ecology Post-Construction Stormwater Report
    • David Hedeen, Ecology Section Manager
    • Brad McManus, PE, State Roadway Hydraulics Engineer
    • Sarah Jones, EIT, Water Resources Engineer

    Following attendance at this session, project managers, designers, and environmental staff will understand:

    ➢ The purpose, applicability and contents of the Ecology Post-Construction Stormwater Report template
    ➢ Common water quality terminology
    ➢ Reasons to build a post-construction BMP
    ➢ Reasons to not build a post-construction BMP


    Wednesday, July 28

    Perennial Stream Culvert Requirements: Design and Delivery Strategies
    • Sam Woods, PE, Assistant State Roadway Design Engineer
    • Dave Hedeen, Ecology Section Manager
    Following attendance at this session, project managers, designers and environmental staff will understand:

    ➢ USACE’s Regional Conditions on perennial stream culverts
    ➢ The concept of bankfull width: definition, methodology, importance/relevance to design
    ➢ How to design a culvert that complies with the Regional Conditions
    ➢ How to address perennial stream culvert requirements, including diagrams, in Section 404 permit applications
    ➢ Project delivery implications for projects with perennial stream culverts


    Please include your name when you sign-in so you show up on the attendee list! Once you open the link for the session, you’ll be asked to join via the Teams application or the web.
    • Joiners via the application are signed into Teams so their name will show up on the attendee list.
    • Joiners via the web will be prompted to either add their name or join anonymously. Please take a moment to add your name.
    As with all Microsoft Teams Live events, interaction with the presenters will be via a moderated Q&A chatbox. Following each live event, recordings will be posted on the Department’s Recent Training Sessions webpage.

    Please feel free to contact Gail D’Avino if you have any questions.
    Location:
    Tuesday, July 20
    Join Live Event on Microsoft Teams HERE

    Wednesday, July 28
    Join Live Event on Microsoft Teams HERE.
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, July 20, 2021 
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Wednesday, July 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am 
    Fees/Admission:
    Free 
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