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Hard Rock Stadium Shade Canopy - West Michigan

  • Tue, February 06, 2018
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Prince Conference Center, Calvin College, 1800 East Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids Mi


  • Use Registration Code: ASCE
  • Use Registration Code: ASCE
  • Free For Students


Presented by:
Bruce Burt, PE, SECB - Ruby+Associates, Inc.

This presentation will focus on the engineered solutions that enabled the safe and on-time erection of a 17,000+ ton structural steel canopy over the existing Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  The presenter will discuss the innovative “no-shoring” erection method which employed a sequenced, balanced modular installation procedure; nonlinear staged construction analysis; the application of 3D modeling; temporary falsework; custom designed and fabricated lift frames; heavy lift engineering; on-site subassembly; multi-crane lifts; and cable installation and tensioning.


One hour of continuing education credit will be provided


11:30am – Registration/social time
12:00pm - Lunch

12:30-1:30pm – Presentation


$15 SEAMi and ASCE Members
$20 Non-members
Free for students

Note: $5 late charge for registrations received after Wednesday, January 31.
Late cancellations may not be refundable
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