Next Meeting:

Speaker: Wulf Grote, Director, Capital & Service Development, Valley Metro RPTA
Topic: Valley Metro LRT update
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:30 am – 8:15 am –
Registration and Breakfast
8:15 am – 9:00 am –
Presenting Program
Cost: $25 for members,
$25 for United Surveyors of AZ
(USofAZ) members,
$30 for non-members & walk-ins
$100 for attendees that become
a new ASHE member
(bring completed
Membership Application).
Cash, check or credit cards
(additional fee for use of credit
card). Receipts provided.
Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix Airport
3838 E Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 306-2323

Note: ASHE is required to pay for all reserved meals. Persons who register and don’t attend will be billed. No cancellations will be accepted after Friday, Apr. 6, 2018. Persons who cancel after this deadline will be billed.

Meeting Sign-up


2018 Membership Status:

ASHE Phoenix Sonoran Chapter has 163 members as of January 2018, an increase of 6% over 2017.

2017 – 2018 Board Election 

On behalf of the ASHE Phoenix Sonoran Section, please welcome our new 2017 - 2018 Board Members. Please welcome new Board Members Jessica Fly, Josiah Roberts, and Suzanne Lansford, all serving as 3rd Year Directors.

The Sonoran Bypass

August 2017 Newsletter is online. Download a copy from the Newsletters page.

Special Thank You to Aerotech Mapping

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, ASHE Sonoran Section Sponsor Aerotech Mapping held a golf tournament at Stonecreek Golf Club in Paradise Valley, Arizona. The proceeds from that tournament (inclusive of an additional contribution from Aerotech Mapping) were generously donated to the ASHE Sonoran Section’s Scholarship Fund in an amount of $4,000. Thank you Aerotech Mapping!

2018 Scholarship Program

We encourage any students interested in applying and learning more about the annual scholarship to visit the Scholarship page for more information.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
2018 Scholarship Application

Upcoming Events

Quarterly MixerThursday, March 22, 2018
Leverage Your Beverage with SMPS, ASHE & APWA
Quarterly Mixer
Location: Camp Social, 6107 N. 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Time: Check In @ 4:30 pm
Join SMPS Arizona, ASHE & APWA for a joint mixer.  Stop by Camp Social for a night of networking, food, fun and games!
Members: $20
Non-Members: $25 (Note use CODE ASWA5 for $5 off)
To register:

Sunday, April 8, 2018
APWA – ASHE Family Potluck Picnic 2018

Papago Ramada at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd.
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Sports – Food – Family – Friends – Fun!

Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2018 – April Section Meeting Breakfast
Location: Hilton Garden Inn – Phoenix Airport North – 3838 E. Van Buren St.
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Speaker: Wulf Grote, Director, Capital & Service Development, Valley Metro RPTA
Topic: Valley Metro LRT update

Thursday, May 24, 2018
ASHE Phoenix Sonoran 9th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament
Location: Troon North Monument Course, 10320 E Dynamite Blvd, Scottsdale AZ 85262
Time: 1:30 PM Shotgun Start
The ASHE Phoenix Sonoran Section provides scholarships to well-rounded students majoring in a transportation related field enrolled at one of Arizona four universities. The students major can be focused on transportation engineering, planning, or construction. This charity golf event is the primary fundraiser for this scholarship. Help us reach our goal of $8,000 in scholarship funds.

View the 2018 Golf Outing Flyer (PDF: 958KB)

RSVP by May 3, 2017 to
James Barr
c/o TY Lin International
60 East Rio Salado Parkway
Suite 501
Tempe, AZ 85281

Questions or Information:
James Barr, 480-333-4405 •

Past Events

March 13, 2018Robert Hazlett, Senior Engineer at Maricopa Association of Governments – MAG Regional Freeway and Highway Program and FY 2019 Unified Planning Work Program Updates

February 13, 2018Jennifer Toth, PE, Maricopa County Transportation Director / County Engineer – MCDOT Innovation: Developing Tomorrow’s Solutions Today

January 9, 2018Bharat Kandel, ADOT, Jill Bennett, and Jeremy Neuman, HDR – Arizona’s first DDI – “Come hear and see what a Diverging Diamond Interchange looks like”

December 12, 2017Allen Mills and Jay Proskovec, Kiewit – Project Neon in Las Vegas – Come here about “Carnado” and “the Big Squeeze”

June 13, 2017Karla Petty, Division Administrator – FHWA Advancing Innovation

Mission Statement:

The mission of the American Society of Highway Engineers is to provide a forum for members and partners of the highway industry to promote a safe, efficient and sustainable highway system through education, innovation and fellowship.

With the numerous organizations bidding for your time and resources, this is what ASHE can offer you.

Networking with other transportation professionals through monthly Section meetings and other social events.

Opportunities for continuing education and professional development through participation in Section meetins, Regional seminars and the annual National Conference. ASHE is an ICET accredit organization so technical presentations made at ASHE functions and administered in accordance with ICET procedures earn continuing education units (CEUs) that are recognized worldwide. Some presentation topics include:

  • Special or unique projects in our area
  • Discussions about federal, state and local transportation programs and funding
  • Innovations in roadway/bridge design, construction and/or materials
  • Construction and contract law
  • Procurement procedures and DBE requirements
  • Pavement and geometric design issues
  • Drainage, erosion control and other environmental concerns
  • Transportation planning & traffic operations
  • Pedestrian and cyclist accommodations

Community Service through local Section activities such as Adopt-A-Highway, Habitat for Humanity house projects and other charity events.

Promotion of the highway industry through active advertisement and legislative lobbying.

Membership at the Member level no matter what your position is. ASHE recognizes that everyone plays an important role in the design, construction, maintenance and operation of a successful transportation system and we welcome everyone involved in the industry to be a member.