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2021 Virtual American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Annual Conference

September 26 - 30, 2021

Virtual Conference
United States

Shaping the Future of Freight Rail

Come join us virtually at the AREMA Annual Conference and Exposition to learn how we are bridging the gap between idea and achievement within the freight rail industry. Check out our rail expert sessions to learn more about:

  • BNSF’s holistic sustainability approach
  • Innovative survey techniques for clearance improvement projects
  • Reliability upgrades to the Ohio River Bridge
  • How to navigate permitting with newly listed threatened species
  • Metro Transit’s intrusion detection upgrades 

We are a proud sponsor of this year’s virtual Meet the Next Generation event

Our AREMA Presentations

Implementation of Sustainability in Design, Construction and Maintenance of BNSF Railway Facilities

  • September 28 | 1-1:30 p.m. CDT
  • Presenters: Ned Bagniewski, P.E., HDR and Trent M. Hudak, P.E., BNSF Railway

Louisville and Indiana Railroad Ohio River Bridge Reliability Upgrade

  • September 28 | 2:30-3 p.m. CDT
  • Presenters: Nabil Hamadani, P.E., HDR, Steven P. Lorek, P.E., Alfred Benesch & Company,  and Andrew Shive, OCCI, Inc.

Metro Transit's Blue Line Tunnel Intrusion Detection Solution

  • September 29 | 10:30-11 a.m. CDT
  • Presenters: Joseph Robberts, PMP, HDR, and Mark Leemon, P.E., Metro Transit

Modern Survey Techniques for Clearance Improvement

  • September 29 | 10:30-11 a.m. CDT
  • Presenters: Nabil Hamadani, P.E., HDR, Nick Elliott, P.E., Alfred Benesch & Company

Navigating Permitting of Newly Listed Threatened Species, Big Sandy Crayfish, for Replacement of Norfolk Southern Bridge N-462.01

  • September 30 | 12:45-1:15 p.m. CDT
  • Presenters: Michael Sondles, P.E., HDR, Ruth V. Brown, P.E., Norfolk Southern Railway and Jennifer Sunley, Hanson Professional Services Inc.

Our Freight Rail Highlights