Advancing 21st Century Solutions for Highway Construction

This session will focus on proven but underutilized construction technologies (such as Intelligent Compaction, 3D Modeling, e-Construction, Unmanned Aerial Systems, BIM, etc.) promoted through the Federal Highway Administration Every Day Counts initiative to facilitate greater efficiency and to save time and costs in order to deliver more projects for the same money.

Learning Objectives

Discuss proven but underutilized highway construction technologies that the Federal Highway Administration is promoting through the Every Day Counts (EDC); Initiative to improve efficiencies and to save costs.
Review lessons learned on highway construction technologies ensuring the nations’ roads and bridges are built better, faster and smarter.
Identify 21st century solutions and technologies for highway construction.

Connie Yew, PE

Connie Yew, P.E., serves as team leader for construction management in the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Infrastructure in Washington, DC. In this position, she leads national efforts to improve construction management practices and deploy innovative construction technologies. Since joining FHWA in 1983, Yew has held various leadership positions to strengthen the administration’s stewardship and oversight role by leading key initiatives such as enterprise risk management and transportation performance management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in public administration from The George Washington University. Yew is licensed as a professional engineer in Maryland.

Date: 
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Start Time: 
10:00 am
End Time: 
10:55 am
Number of PDHs: 
1.00
Credit Type: 
NY Approval Pending
Room Number: 
Florentine IV
Track: 
Education