ACEC Structures Geotechnical Sub-Committee

The ACEC/WSDOT Structures/Geotechnical Sub-Committee was created by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington (ACEC) to provide a forum for addressing issues of common interest related to bridge design and to make recommendations for process improvements.

Recent Meetings

January 24, 2020
Location - WSDOT Bridge & Structures, Tumwater, WA
January 24, 2020 ACEC WSDOT Structures and Geotechnical Team Meeting Minutes (doc 37 kb)

This presentation compared Functional Evaluation Earthquake (FEE) and Safety Evaluation Earthquake (SEE) for the widening and seismic retrofits of ten bridges on I-405. This presentation includes slides and the respective slide descriptions.
Functional Evaluation Earthquake vs Safety Evaluation Earthquake Presentation and Descriptions (pdf 3 mb)

November 15, 2019
Location - HDR, Seattle, WA
November 15, 2019 ACEC WSDOT Structures and Geotechnical Team Meeting Minutes (doc 38 kb)

September 20, 2019
Location - WSDOT Bridge & Structures, Tumwater, WA
September 20, 2019 ACEC WSDOT Structures and Geotechnical Team Meeting Minutes (doc 61 kb)

Future Meetings

March 2020
Location - TBD

May 2020
Location - TBD

Design Review Services

  • If you have a bridge and structure design or constructability question that you would like our opinion on, please fill out the Ask a Question (pdf 529 kb) form.
  • For a more detailed review of a project or a portion of a project, please select the Request a Project Review (pdf 32 kb) link and follow the guidelines.

Meeting Materials

Post Earthquake Assessment Training Manual

Charter and Membership

Status Report