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Pensacola -- 3 Mile Bridge Presentation

  • January 12, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • 120 Church Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 -- Bowen Building Room #1

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Join us for an update on the 3 Mile Bridge construction and design with a focus on sustainability and pedestrian movement across Pensacola Bay from Downtown Pensacola to Gulf Breeze. 

PRESENTER:

Brett Pielstick, P.E. is a senior vice president and principal with Eisman & Russo, Inc. He is serving as the Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Program Director for the Pensacola Bay Bridge construction project.

Brett earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and has more than 31 years’ experience in heavy construction. This experience includes construction of segmental bridges, as well as conventional and long-span bridges, and interstate highway improvements.

For the past five years Brett has taught graduate-level highway and bridge design as an adjunct professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Brett was born in Pensacola, to a military family with a father who was a naval aviator. He spent many of his formative years on the west coast of the United States. He and his wife Carla are the parents of four children.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn about environmental impacts of marine construction and how the 3 Mile Bridge construction mitigates negative impacts to water quality.
  • Learn about marine construction recycling program and how the existing bridge will be re-used/recycled.
  • Learn about sustainable marine construction program and how locally sourced materials were selected for the 3 Mile Bridge construction.
  • Learn how the 3 Mile Bridge design encourages pedestrian access to the bridge and how pedestrian safety is provided.

AVAILABLE CREDITS:

  • 1 GBCI General Credit
  • 1 AIA LU/HSW

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