What Are Centennial Tours?

The National Capital Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers is celebrating its centennial (100-th) anniversary in Fiscal Year 2016 (October 2015 through September 2016) by offering its members and guests an opportunity to take a guided tour of some of the most magnificent civil engineering wonders located in the National Capital region served by the Section. Eight trips are planned from October 2015 through September 2016. Come join us! To participate in a walking tour, watch your email for announcements we send to our members and click the link contained in the announcement to register.

Presented by Michael Trentacoste

Please click HERE to register by February 11.


The FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) plays a key role in helping you meet transportation challenges now and in the future. Please join us on Tuesday, February 16, as Michael Trentacoste, Associate Administrator, FHWA Office of Research, Development, and Technology, discusses FHWA's TFHRC and emerging transportation technologies.

He showcases the value you receive from the materials, designs, policies, operations, and safety used in the highway systems you drive on. Deployment of such innovations enables you to move goods and people efficiently and safely while also contributing to the nation's economy. Today, as in the past,  researchers and inventors continue to develop innovations and solutions to transportation challenges.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 6pm - 8:30pm.
WHERE: Hilton Arlington, Gallery
FEE: $45 (if registering by Feb 11, 2016). $55 (Walk-ins and late registrations). $25 (Life members). $10 (Students).
One (1) PDH will be awarded for attendance.

Michael F. Trentacoste has been the Associate Administrator for the FHWA Office of Research, Development & Technology, since January 2009. He leads and directs a comprehensive national research, development, and technology program designed to meet the needs and goals of the highway community and the nation’s highway transportation system. He also serves as the Director of the FHWA’s TFHRC, and is responsible for $70 million of new infrastructure, operations and safety research and development annually. Michael Trentacoste is a civil engineering graduate of Manhattan College and received a Master of Science in Transportation from Northwestern University. He is a registered Civil Engineer in New York.