San Francisco Transbay Terminal Field Trip

Tuesday August 13th, 2013

On August 13th, we will tour the Transbay Transit Center construction site in San Francisco. The tour will begin at 4PM with a brief introductory presentation and safety briefing at the offices of Arup, 560 Mission Street, San Francisco. The tour will consist of a walk along the lip of the excavation, and a trip down into the excavation (weather and construction activities permitting), where you will be able to peer up at 4 levels of excavation bracing, and the San Francisco skyline above. The entire presentation and tour will last about 1.5 hours.

This field trip is limited to 30 people, and Chapter members have priority. Spots remaining on Friday August 9th will be assigned to non-members on the waiting list on a first come first serve basis.

Time: Tuesday August 13th at 4pm

Where: Offices of Arup, 560 Mission Street, San Francisco (Map)

RSVP: If you are interested, please go to http://wejoinin.com/sheets/dtohz to sign up and RSVP. When you sign up, you will receive a cancellation code from WeJoinIn website. Please make sure to save this code and cancel your reservation if you have conflicts as we get closer to the date.

Special Instructions: Everyone will need to have the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): hard hat, safety vest, glasses or eye protection, steel toed boots or very sturdy hiking boots (dress boots or casual boots are not allowed on site), full length pants, shirt covering the shoulders.

 

Register today at:

chapterinfo@eerinc.org

Bay Bridge Field Trip

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

On Wednesday July 24th, starting at 12pm, we will look at the new eastern Bay Bridge span. The tour starts with a short video presentation about the new East Span, its fabrication and seismic innovations. It then continues with a boat ride underneath the existing bridge and the new span. The total duration of the tour is approximately two hours.
This field trip is free but limited to 25 people due to the boat capacity. Therefore, Chapter members have priority. You can renew your membership now to take advantage of the priority placement!
In the event of rain or high wind speeds, the tour will be canceled.

Time: Wednesday, July 24th at 12pm

Where: Meet at Bay Bridge Public Information Office, 311 Burma Road, Oakland, CA 94607 (Map)

RSVP: If you are interested, please go to http://wejoinin.com/sheets/bldjf  to sign up and RSVP. When you sign up, you will receive a cancellation code from WeJoinIn website. Please make sure to save this code and cancel your reservation if you have conflicts as we get closer to the date.

Special Instructions: Attendees will not be allowed on the boat unless they are wearing long pants and hiking boots or work/construction boots. Sneakers and athletic footware will NOT be allowed on the boat. Additional safety instructions will be emailed to attendees few days before the event.

 

Register today at:

chapterinfo@eerinc.org

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