October 2016 Branch Meeting...

The upcoming branch meeting will be held on October 11, 2016 at the Alabama Department of Transportation in Conference Rooms “7 & 8”. We will serve lunch at 11:30 a.m., then the meeting will begin at 12:00 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 1:00 p.m. We are excited to have Mr. Daniel Wells from CDG Engineers to join us this month and to discuss “The Design and Construction of the New Landfill Cell at the Montgomery County Landfill”.

The Montgomery Landfill processes over 400 tons per day and provides services to the City and County of Montgomery, Alabama.  The expansion project consists of the required earthwork and installation of pollution control measures necessary to construct a 7.5 acre cell for municipal solid waste disposal landfill. The principal items of work included: 25,000 CY of unclassified excavation 32,000 CY of structural fill 36,000 CY of waste relocation 12,000 CY of 1x10-5 clay 329,000 SF of HDPE synthetic clay liner 329,000 SF of geosynthetic clay liner 329,000 SF of geocomposite drainage net 1,300 SF of HDPE piping 12,200 CY of sand drainage layer and other associated items of work.

This month’s lunch will be from Fat Man’s BBQ and will include a BBQ Sandwich, chips, cookies and tea. Lunch will be $8 per person, so please contact Greg Boleyn at gboleyn@montgomery-asce.org no later than Monday, October 10th, 2016, if you would like to eat.

Mr. Wells has been a project manager for CDG Engineers and successfully designed solid waste facilities for over 14 years in the State of Alabama. He has a working knowledge of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s regulations and operational requirements as well as EPA guidance for the design, permitting and operation of solid waste facilities. As project manager, Mr. Wells has directed projects though initial site assessment, conceptual design, final design, regulatory reviews and construction completion. Mr. Wells’ solid waste facility experience includes: design management experience in composite lined municipal solid waste facilities, hydraulic modeling, environmental site assessments, groundwater monitoring and Landfill Gas collection and control systems.

CDG Engineers and Associates, Inc. is a diversified professional services firm specializing in environmental remediation, solid waste and environmental consulting as well as civil, utility, transportation and geotechnical engineering. Regardless of the environmental or infrastructure challenges, their teams of professionals stand ready to work hand-in-hand with you to find a solution as unique as your needs. 

We look forward to seeing you there.

2016 Montgomery ASCE Branch Scholarship Golf Tournament...

Montgomery ASCE Branch is holding an annual scholarship golf tournament on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Lagoon Park Golf Club in Montgomery, Alabama. Bring your clients and colleagues for a fun afternoon of golfing, networking, and enjoying the beautiful fall weather!

The tournament format will be a shotgun 4-person scramble starting at 1:00 pm. A putting green will be available before the event and range balls will be provided for everyone to warm up. Prior to the tournament, the branch will have a lunch and learn. Awards will be provided for the teams with the lowest score, longest drive, and closest to the pin.

For more information, visit www.montgomery-asce.org/golftournament.htm or contact Matt Stoops at mstoops@montgomery-asce.org or (205) 960-3022.

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