Next Meeting:

Speaker: Audra Koester Thomas, Transportation Planning Program Manager, Maricopa Association of Governments
Topic: Planning for Proposition 500
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
7:30 am – 8:00 am –
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 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 charged for all reservations. If you make a reservation and wish to cancel it, the deadline for cancellations is 5:00 p.m. on Friday before the meeting. If you fail to cancel by the deadline, you will be charged for the meal, regardless of whether or not you attend.

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Upcoming Events

STUDENTS!!! APPLY NOW! The ASHE Phoenix Sonoran Section Scholarship Committee offers MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS to qualified undergraduate students from Arizona colleges and universities who are pursuing a degree and career related to the planning, design, or construction of highways. Application Deadline is November 4, 2018.
Additional Information

Anne KurtenbachTuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 – October 2018 Breakfast Meeting: Planning for Proposition 500
Speaker: Audra Koester Thomas, Transportation Planning Program Manager, Maricopa Association of Governments

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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 – November Breakfast Meeting: City of Tempe’s Vision Zero Program Overview – Speaker: Julian Dresang, City Traffic Engineer, City of Tempe

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September 14, 2018ASCE/ASHE Annual State Conference

September 11, 2018Anne Kurtenbach, Special Projects Administrator, Design & Construction Services, City of Phoenix Aviation Department – Sky Train Construction Update

August 15, 20189th Annual Membership Appreciation Event at Octane Raceway

June 12, 2018Anthony Sarhan, Assistant Division Administrator, FHWA – FHWA Update

May 8, 2018Matt O’Connell, Sundt Construction – Sellwood Bridge Slide – 100-year old 1,095-foot long temporary Shoofly

April 10, 2018Wulf Grote, Director, Capital & Service Development, Valley Metro RPTA – Light Rail is Coming to South Central

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.