Chris Ursery, Assistant Construction Quality Control Manager for FIGG Engineering will be the featured speaker for the ASCE-ITE Meeting on November 8, 2010. Mr. Ursery is currently working on the new John James Audubon Bridge construction site in New Roads, Louisiana. FIGG is recognized globally as a leader in bridge design and construction.

FIGG designed-bridges are purposeful works of art, functional sculptures within the landscape, that are created through a careful analysis of the site, contextual and environmental sensitivity, and a regional approach that encompasses a community's particular needs, as well as the realities of funding and maintenance. FIGG's exclusive focus on bridge design and construction engineering inspection allows them to create bridges which utilize state of the art technology, innovative aesthetics and materials, and provide a unique capacity to partner for research. FIGG has designed bridges over deep navigable water, sensitive environmental areas, congested urban sites and remote rural areas.

The experience gained in the design of these bridges assures an economical and efficient solution to our customers’ challenging bridges while achieving signature bridges in the philosophy of creating Bridges As Art®.  Students majoring in all engineering disciplines and Industrial Technology are invited to attend Mr. Usery’s presentation on Monday, November 8, 2010, 6:00 pm in Oliver Hall Auditorium.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), founded in 1852, was the first professional engineering society in America. 

The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is an international association of transportation professionals that supports transportation-related education, research, professional development, public awareness programs, and facilitates the exchange of professional information.


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