Representatives of Caltrans, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works, will discuss infrastructure development programs in California, addressing their common issues and sharing their vision for future developments.
The theme for the Owners Panel is Issues With Infrastructure.
Each Panel participant will talk briefly (10-12 min) about the infrastructure issues their organization faces going forward and how they are planning to deal with them. There would then be a Q & A period.
Speakers: Rachel Falsetti, Division Chief of Construction, California Department of Transportation; Susan R. Rowghani, Director of Water Engineering and Technical Services (WETS), Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Rossana D’Antonio, Deputy Director, County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works, Diego Alvarez, Director of Modernization and Development, Planning & Development Group (PDG) Los Angeles World Airports
Thank you to Western Council of Construction Consumers for securing the distinctive professionals participating in this Owners Panel.
The Gerald Desmond Bridge has been designated as a National Highway System Intermodal Connector Route and part of the Federal Strategic Highway Network. It is a critical structure serving the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the City of Long Beach, Los Angeles and Orange counties, and the nation. Over the 4 years of construction and demolition, the work is expected generate about 3,000 jobs a year. The bridge is expected to be completed between late-2017 to mid-2018. The new bridge will be built with a cable-stayed design with a 205’ vertical clearance to accommodate the newest generation of the most efficient cargo ships. In addition, the new bridge will be wider and better able to accommodate future traffic growth.
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SANDAG, Jacobs and Skanska will share their experiences on the Mid-Coast project, passing on strategies to effectively identify roles and responsibilities on a CM/GC contract; define QC/QA roles on a CM/GC contract; identify risks and opportunities on a CM/GC project; and allocate costs with multiple funding sources.
Speakers: Greg Gastelum, SANDAG; Ramon Ruelas, SANDAG; Jim Starling, Jacobs; Andrew Holmquist, P.E., M.ASCE, Skanska