Team of Engineers Win the T.Y. Lin Award

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May 1, 2014

Bijan Khaleghi; Eric Schultz; Stephen Seguirant, P.E., M.ASCE; M. Lee Marsh, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE; Olafur Haraldsson, S.M.ASCE; Marc Eberhard; and John Stanton  are the recipients of the T.Y. Lin Award for their paper, “Accelerated Bridge Construction in Washington State:  From Research to Practice,”  published in the fall 2012 edition of  PCI Journal.

Seguirant, SteveVice president and director of engineering for Tacoma, Washington-headquartered, Concrete Technology Corporation (CTC), Seguirant began his career with the firm in 1979 as a project engineer. In his 34 years with CTC, he has held various posts including project manager, chief project manager, and director of project management and quality assurance. Currently, he is a member of several committees of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI), including Research and Development, Prestressed Concrete Piling, Bridges, and the Transportation Activities Committee. He is also a member of the American Concrete Institute’s Committee 318, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete, and chairman of Subcommittee G, Precast and Prestressed Concrete. Seguirant is the principal author of Chapter 3 of the PCI Bridge Design Manual, Fabrication and Construction. He has won numerous awards from PCI and ASCE for publications in the PCI Journal, and was named among the 8 “Technology and Materials Innovators” in the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s elite list of America’s Top 100 Private Sector Transportation Design and Construction Professionals of the 20th Century.

Marsh, LeePrincipal with BergerABAM since 1994, Marsh takes over the duties of president and CEO on June 1, 2014. A member of the civil engineering faculty at Washington State University before joining BergerABAM, Marsh’s practice includes business development, design, and project management services for a variety of projects ranging from bridges, transit guideways, and marine structures to buildings and specialized projects, such as cranes for nuclear power plants. In addition to his work with BergerABAM, Marsh teaches a National Highway Institute course on the seismic design of bridges, serves on the Transportation Research Board’s seismic design and accelerated bridge construction committees, and assists the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Subcommittee on Bridge and Structures with seismic design code development.

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