UMass Amherst PCI Foundation Studio 

Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

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Upcoming Regional Events
 January 27 Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects
Third Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017 
Virtual Presentation - Discover High Performance Precast
 March 8 SEI Design Group

187 Wolf Road, Suite 304. Albany, NY 12205
Presentation: Sustainable Design using Precast Concrete 

March 22

Gallin Beeler Design Studio
23 Washington Ave., Pleasantville, NY 10570
Presentation: An Introduction to Precast Concrete Residential Housing

PCINE Bridge Technical Committee Activity

ABC-UTC - Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center
Featured Monthly Webinar - Precast Substructure Connection Details – AASHTO and PCINE Guidance
February 19, 2023 - 1:00 pm EST

Michael Culmo is the lead designer for the new PCINE guide details. He is also the principal author of the 2018 AASHTO LRFD Guide Specifications for Accelerated Bridge Construction. This presentation, sponsored by the ABC-UTC in conjunction with PCI Northeast, describes how these two guide documents can be used together to develop the details needed for cost-effective and durable precast substructures.
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Workshop for New Guidelines for Precast Substructures used in ABC

Time:   9:00 – 12:00 noon
March 29, 2023 - Connecticut DOT
April 6, 2023 –   Vermont Agency of Transportation
April 11, 2023 – Maine DOT
April 17, 2023 – New Hampshire DOT
April 19, 2023 – New York State DOT 
April 25, 2023 - MassDOT (8:00 – 12:00 will include MassDOT Bridge Manual Updates

The workshop will cover the PCI Northeast Documents in detail.  The presentation will also include a review of the applicable provisions in the 2018 AASHTO LRFD Guide Specifications for ABC.  Several design examples will also be included. These design examples were developed under NCHRP Project 12-102 as part of the implementation of the research. A series of training modules were developed and will be made available by AASHTO or NCHRP online for free in the near future. Portions of these modules will be included in the presentation. Speakers:
Rita Seraderian, PCI Northeast, Executive Director, Belmont, MA
Michael P. Culmo, P.E., CHA Consulting, Inc., Hartford, CT

College and University 
February 1 University of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 
Virtual Presentation - Prestressed Concrete Introduction
 February 1  Cooper Union
New York, NY 
Virtual Presentation - Prestressed Concrete Introduction

Membership News

PCINE Spring Meeting - May 9 and 10, 2023

WatersEdge Resort and Spa 

1525 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, Connecticut 06498

PCINE Annual Meeting - September 18 and 19, 2023

The Graduate Providence 

11 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI