• 2017-18 NCS Board
    Being Sworn In

    Casana (Region 2 Director) conducted the swearing in ceremony. See the Contact Us > BoD for current Board members.
  • WMATA SafeTrack
    (Sep 2017)

    Brian Barna presenting the NCS Centennial book to Tiffany after her talk.
  • Offshore Wind Energy
    (Oct 2017)

    Darryl François and Daniel O’Connell from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management were the featured speakers.
  • DC United Stadium
    (Nov 2017)

    Turner Construction Company and A+F Engineers provided an update on the new home of DC United, Audi Field.
  • Arts & Industries Building
    (Jan 2018)

    Chris Lethbridge discussed the history of this iconic building and its recent revitalization efforts.
  • I-66 Corridor Improvements
    (Feb 2018)

    Susan Shaw from VDOT provided details about the $2B improvements to 22.5 miles in the I-66 Corridor.
  • Annual Awards Banquet
    (Mar 2018)

    NCS celebrated local excellence in projects, engineers, students, and members with Robin Kemper, ASCE President Elect.
  • Clean Waterways Program
    (Apr 2018)

    Erin Bevis-Carver, PE from Alexandria DOT discussed its Long Term Control Plan to comply with the 2017 CSO State Law.
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By Susan Shaw, PE, CCM, DBIA, Virginia Department of Transportation

Register HERE by Thursday, February 15!

I-66 Corridor Improvements

In December 2017, the Virginia Department of Transportation entered into a Comprehensive Agreement with a private partner, Express Mobility Partners, to deliver over $2 Billion worth of improvements to 22.5 miles in the I-66 Corridor from University Boulevard in Gainesville, to I-495 in Fairfax. The project is managed out of the Northern Virginia District Megaprojects Office, led by Susan Shaw. To support VDOT in delivering this project, a General Engineering Consultant multi-disciplined team was hired in 2015/2016 to augment and work side-by-side a small VDOT team.

Leading up to the December 2017 Agreement, the VDOT/GEC team successfully completed preliminary and environmental studies, and helped to complete a "first of its kind" Public-Private-Partnership (P3) procurement process that included alternative technical concepts and multiple delivery methods. Following the December 2017 Agreement, early work activities have been underway to advance the design work. Now that Financial Close has been reached in November 2017, the VDOT/GEC team is focused on a variety of concurrent activities. Come and hear about how this team is working together to help ensure the largest infrastructure project in Virginia will be successfully delivered by December 2022.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
WHERE: Hilton Arlington - 950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, Virginia
FEE: Early Registration: $45, Walk-In (pending availability)$55, Life Members $25, Students $10
One (1.0) Professional Development Hour (PDH) will be awarded for attendance.

Susan Shaw, PE, CCM, DBIA is a transportation engineer with more than 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. She currently leads the Virginia Megaprojects Office for the Department of Transportation in Northern Virginia, overseeing more than $3 Billion in major design-build and P3 transportation projects, that include I-66 Outside and Inside, 395 Express Lanes, and Route 28 Corridor Improvements. Susan is currently managing the Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway project, a $2+ Billion multimodal project to improve the I-66 Corridor between I-495 and Gainesville. In addition, she oversees the 8 mile extension of the 29 mile I-95 Express Lanes reversible system that opened in December 2014 traversing Stafford, Prince William, and Fairfax Counties..

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Welcome to the website of the National Capital Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a professional society for civil engineers.  ASCE was founded in 1852, represents 130,000 members of the civil engineering professional worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society.

The National Capital Section was founded in 1916 and currently has more than 3,100 members.  The section is located in Region 2 (link to region 2: http://region2.asce.org/). The National Capital Section serves the District of Columbia; the counties of Montgomery and Prince Georges in Maryland, except College Park in Prince Georges County; the counties of Fairfax and Arlington, and City of Alexandria in Virginia. The National Capital Section's mission includes:

  • To advance the professional knowledge and improve the practice of civil engineering for our members and those we serve.
  • To advocate for our profession with those whose actions affect us, and to educate those whose actions and responsibilities could benefit from a better understanding of the contributions of civil engineers.
  • To improve our community through effective community outreach programs, local involvement and educational efforts.

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