Presentations

Preemptive Public Outreach on Road Widening Projects
Littleton Road (Route 110) Reconstruction Project Westford, Massachusetts

New England American Public Works Association Fall Meeting on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

FST Principal Engineer Alan Cloutier presented at the New England American Public Works Association Fall Meeting on Wednesday, October 14. He co-presented with Westford Town Engineer Paul Starratt on“Pre-Emptive Public Outreach on Road Widening Projects.” 

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The Future of Stormwater: Keeping Clean Water in Your Community

Weir River Environmental Forum on April 23rd, 2014

Katy M. Konary, P.E., was a featured speaker and panelist at the Weir River Environmental Forum on April 23, 2014, at South Shore Country Club in Hingham, MA. The topic was "The Future of Stormwater: Keeping Clean Water in Your Community."

Konary's presentation, "Watershed Management and Stormwater Bylaw," addressed multiple issues related to stormwater management, including what happens as a watershed develops, the impacts of development, hydrology concepts and low-impact development examples, an approach to developing a stormwater bylaw, and how to implement a stormwater bylaw. Konary, an engineer based in FST's Plymouth office, then served as one of three panelist asked questions by Scott McIsaac  of the Hingham Conservation Commissioner and the audience. This Forum was part of a popular evening series, sponsored by the Aquarion Water Company in partnership with the Weir River Watershed Association, Hingham and Hull Land Conservation Trusts, Straits Pond Watershed Association, and Weir River Estuary Park Committee, to educate residents on issues facing the Weir River Watershed.

The PowerPoint Presentation of Konary's talk is available here. 

Using NSBA's "LRFD SIMON" Software for Preliminary Deisgn of a Curved Haunched Steel Plate Girder Bridge

World Steel Bridge Symposium, Toronto, March 26-28th, 2014

FST's Tom Densford co-presented at the World Steel Bridge Symposium in Toronto in March 2014; the topic was "Using the National Steel Bridge Alliance's 'LRFD Simon' Software For Preliminary Design Of A Curved Haunched Steel Plate Girder Bridge."

Read the presentation here.