The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is a professional society of more than 15,000 transportation engineers, planners and other professionals in some 80 countries. The Institute facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for all modes of transportation.
RSVP by Friday, October 1, to Nicole Knox, ITE Alaska Treasurer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 646-9647.
Cost is $15 for Alaska Section Members, $22 for unpaid Members & guests, and Free for students.
An RSVP is a monetary commitment on your behalf whether or not you attend. Substitutions welcome. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions with your RSVP.
1.Secretary - Rob
a.Web Site/Blog/Facebook Status
2.Treasurer’s Report – Nicole
3.2011 Conference Update
a.Local Area Committee – Joann if present
b.Call For Abstracts extended – See Randy Kinney for more information
a.SocialITE – Collin Pennington
5.Committees –Opportunity to be involved in ITE- Josh
a.Soliciting Interest for Legislative- Keep up on legislative happenings, state budget issues
b.Soliciting Interest for Continuing Education – Facilitate training opportunities and events
6.Membership - Josh
a.Membership applications due today See Nicole for forms if you did not get one.
7.Presentation – Karthik
Officers Present:PJosh Cross - President
PKarthik Murugesan - Vice President
PNicole Knox - Treasurer
PRobert DeVassie - Secretary
PJennifer Satterfield - Past President
General Attendance: 63
Treasurer’s report: $4,489.49
2011 Conference Update
Announcement on the extension for ITE “Call for Abstracts”
Soliciting for volunteers for committee members
By-laws being revised
Membership fees increased and applications due today
·ITE Blog to monthly poll and content posting
·The Great Debate by SocialITE, Sunday, October 17th at 5:00 pm
oA non-partisan event aimed at informing young Alaskans (and everyone else) about their candidates in the upcoming election.
Presentation Title: Seward Highway, Dowling Road to Tudor Road
Presented By: James Amundsen, P.E., Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities
Jim touched on the complexity of the project and in both design and construction.The purpose and need and how they will be going about phasing the project schedule in construction.
Proposed improvements include, Dowling Road interchange improvements, Homer Drive extension and improvements, Brayton Drive improvements, Campbell Creek crossing, pedestrian and bicycle sidewalk and pathway addition, Tudor Road interchange improvements, and mainline lane addition.CH2MHill is doing the Design.Construction phasing will be done using the frontage roads while the main lines are being constructed.Addition information can be found on the project website at www.sewardhighway.info.