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2023 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) Annual Conference

October 1 - 4, 2023

Indiana Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN
United States

Shaping the Future of Freight Rail

Attendees will have the opportunity to increase their railroad knowledge and technical expertise through a variety of viewpoints, new ideas and trends as well as network with other industry professionals. 

We are a proud Gold + Meet the Next Generation Sponsor. 

Our AREMA Presentations

Monday, October 2

Structures Presentation 

Emergency Response and Stabilization of NS’ Swing Span Truss over Wabash River during Repairs to Nine Structural Members with Derailment Damage 

  • 10:30-11 a.m.
  • Michael Sondles, P.E., HDR,  with Ruth V. Brown, P.E., Norfolk Southern Railway

Maintenance-of-Way Presentation 

CSX NO&M Subdivision - Gulf Coast Hardening and Revetment Design 

  •  10:30-11 a.m. 
  • Nabil Hamadani, P.E., HDR,  with Jacob Metcalf & Christopher Harmon, CSX Transportation

Tuesday, October 3

Electrification Readiness 

What to Consider for the Shift to Electrified Intermodal Facilities 

  • 10:30-11 a.m. 
  • Chad Hewitt, P.E., & Will Kirby, P.E., ENV S.P., HDR with Nick Novay, BNSF Railway

Structures Technical Session  

Norfolk Southern Bridge N 6.66 Rolling Bascule Tread Replacement 

  • 2-2:30 p.m.
  • Matthew Cassera, P.E., HDR (with Brandon Hinson, P.E., PCL Construction, Inc., Nicholas Bayer, P.E., Norfolk Southern Corporation)

CSX Cincinnati & Covington Viaduct Rehabilitation Project: Managing Hundreds of Unique Repairs 

  •   2:30-3 p.m. 
  • Joseph Humbert, HDR with Tim Reynolds, CSX Transportation

Our Freight Rail Highlights