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NYS Infrastructure Report Card Joint Meeting

  • Classics V Restaurant 2425 Niagara Falls Boulevard Buffalo, NY, 14228 United States (map)



ASCE Buffalo Section, ABCD of WNY, ITE, APWA and the Erie-Niagara Chapter of NYSSPE would like to invite you to a presentation on the recently published ASCE – New York State Council’s “New York State Infrastructure Report Card”. Learn the back round of the report card, what it means and meet several authors of the different sections. And finally discuss “Where do we go from here?”.

The goal of the Report Card is to raise public awareness about the needed investment in New York’s infrastructure, but also to reinforce the steps taken in recent years to address the mounting needs. Using a simple A to F school report card format, the Report Card provides a comprehensive assessment of current infrastructure conditions and needs, assign grades and make recommendations for how to raise the grades. The Report Card was written by a select group of ASCE’s nearly 6,800 engineering professionals across six regions of the state. Ms Smith will discuss the findings and review the objectives of the report card.

Beth Ann Smith, PE, BCEE, with GHD Consulting Services Inc, has over 28 years of experience in civil and environmental engineering with special emphasis in the area of geotechnical engineering. Her experience includes consultant work on solid waste facilities, site investigation and remediation facilities, earthen and concrete dams, regulatory compliance for dams, developing and implementing subsurface investigations, establishing laboratory programs, preparing geotechnical engineering reports, slope stability analyses, performing construction monitoring, and supervising quality assurance/quality control testing. Ms. Smith has her BS and MS from Syracuse University and has been a member of ASCE since college.

Chef Salad, Rolls & Butter, Relish Tray, Two Cold Salads
Sliced Roast Beef, Sliced Pork Loin
Pasta Marianara
Herb Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables
Coffee, Decaf, Tea, and Ice Cream


5:30 - Social Hour
6:30 - Dinner
7:30 - Presentation


$30 Non-Members
$25 Members
$15 Students

Pay at the door using cash or credit card.


RSVP to Rick Kotecki by Friday, October 23.
Phone:(716) 432-8684

Earlier Event: October 24
UB Bulls Tailgate Party
Later Event: November 10
Board Meeting