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Managing Risk on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement - A joint meeting of AACE and WTS
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Seattle, WA
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Managing Risk on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement - A joint meeting of AACE and WTS
Reaching the Light at the End ... Managing Risk on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement

Please join AACE Seattle & WTS Puget Sound for networking and technical education on October 8, 2009:
Social Hour is 5:30 - 6:30pm
Dinner is 6:30-7:15pm
Presentation will be from 7:15-8:30pm

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is embarking on one of the largest and most complex programs in its history with the replacement of the SR 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct (AWV). Earlier this year, the State Legislature approved a plan to replace the viaduct along the Seattle waterfront with a 1.7 mile long, deep bored tunnel. To help ensure that the project is a successful one, the state recognizes the need to manage the risks on this program and exploit its opportunities.

Currently, WSDOT, is a leader among state DOTs concerning risk management. In 2002, it developed its own risk assessment process, called Cost Estimate Validation Process, or CEVP; pronounced, see-vip. This process has been used on hundreds of WSDOT projects during the past seven years. However, for a project as large and complex as the AWV program, the typical WSDOT risk management processes had to be modified significantly.

Please join WTS Puget Sound and AACE Seattle for this exciting program, which will include an overview of the project and its current status, as well as what the state is currently doing to manage its risks on this mega project.

About the presenter:

Steve Warhoe is currently working for the Washington State Dept. of Transportation as the risk manager on the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement (AWV) program in downtown Seattle. As a consultant to the state, his duties include developing the programs risk management strategy and plan for nine design-bid-build contracts and a 1.7 mile long, 50+ diameter, tunnel design-build project. Mr. Warhoe has served WSDOT for over three years filling two senior consulting roles; as the US$4 billion SR-520 Bridge Reconstruction business manager as well as his current role on the AWV program. Mr. Warhoe has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado, an M.B.A. from Colorado State University, and is in the midst of attaining his PhD in project management; he is also an adjunct professor at a university in Paris, France, teaching topics in project management.  Mr. Warhoe is also the immediate past president of AACE International.

AACE and WTS Members:
$30 early/$35 late (after Oct. 5)

$40 early/$45 late (after Oct. 5)



Doubletree Guest Suites
16500 Southcenter Parkway
Seattle, WA 98188
United States

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