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Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia 17th Annual Technical Forum

August 15 - August 17

The 17th Annual Technical Forum is scheduled for August 15-17, 2017 in Blacksburg, VA. The Forum for Geohazards Impacting Transportation will be hosted by the Virginia Department of Transportation and sponsored by the Marshall University Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and Applied Sciences (CEGAS). The 2017 Forum will include a pre-conference field trip.

Geohazards Impacting Transportation in Appalachia

The Appalachian states are tied by common geographical and geological challenges. Multi-modal transportation in the Appalachian Region is essential for economic development. The coalition includes members from Departments of Transportation and State Geological Surveys from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, U.S. Geological Survey, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, CSXT and Norfolk Southern Corporation.

This grassroots organization’s objectives include sharing of resources and information, exchange of methodologies and experiences, and collaboration on geologic projects and research activities.

It is an exciting prospect to work with federal, state and private entities faced with prevention, correction or remediation of similar geologic problems in the Appalachian region.

Details

Start:
August 15
End:
August 17
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Organizers

Marshall University CEGAS
VDOT

Venue

The Inn at Virgina Tech
901 Prices Forks Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061 United States
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Phone:
877-200-3360
Website:
http://www.innatvirginiatech.com/?&utm_source=GoogleMyBusiness&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=GMB&utm_term=invt