Section History


2009 – 2010

  • Celebrated the Central Ohio Section’s 25 year anniversary.
  • First Annual Columbus Clippers ASHE family and friends baseball event held.
  • September Luncheon was on Transportation Improvement Plans for Central Ohio with speakers from ODOT, Franklin County and the City of Columbus.
  • National President Kevin E. Duris spoke at the Ohio Section’s Luncheon at OTEC.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on Highway Design Start to Finish.
  • May Annual Luncheon featured U.S. Congressman, Patrick Tiberi, speaking on Transportation Issues in Washington.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to a High School and a Middle School recipient.
  • Presented Project-of-Year Award (NCR-2 North High Street, MS Consultants, and City of Columbus).

2008 – 2009

  • National Richard Clifton and 2010 Conference spokesperson Cindy Minter spoke at the Ohio Section’s Luncheon at OTEC.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on Pavement Alternatives.
  • Held Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Event.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to Megan Russell.
  • Project of the Year was awarded to The Columbus Regional Airport Authority, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Transystems, and Savko for the Rickenbacker Intermodal Facility Project.

2007 – 2008

  • National President Perry Schweiss spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Held Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Event.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on Construction Issues in Transportation Design.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to Kaitlin E. Ruby and Raymond Tan.

2006 – 2007

  • National President Richard Prentice spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Held Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Event.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on Bridges.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to Sara K. Mayo and Nolan R. Kaverman.
  • Project of the Year was awarded to The City of Columbus, ms consultants, and Complete General Construction Company for the Morse Road Improvements – Phase I project.
  • Person of the Year was awarded to Frank O’Hare.

2005 – 2006

  • National President Ronald L. Purvis spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on Construction Issues with Roadway Projects.
  • Held Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Event.
  • Project of the Year was awarded to The Ohio State University, Jones-Stuckey Ltd., and Complete General Construction company for the Woody Hayes Bridge Project.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to Tiara M. Heisey (first place) and Lauren L. Grogan (second place).

2004 – 2005

  • National President Rodney P. Pello spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on stormwater issues in highway design and construction.
  • Project of the Year was awarded to The City of Columbus, ms consultants, and Savko Construction Company for the Lane Avenue widening project.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to Zachary Hart (first place) and Cathy George (second place).

2003 – 2004

  • Held Columbus Blue Jackets event.
  • National President David Jones spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on techniques/case studies for improving traffic safety and congestion.
  • Project of the Year Award was presented to Delaware County, Burgess & Niple, and The Ruhlin Company for the Home Road Bridge replacement project.
  • State Science Day Award was presented to Sarah Skiviat (first place) and Sophia Troy (second place).

2002 – 2003

  • National President S. Ivory spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Held Columbus Blue Jackets event.
  • Developed/staffed Technical Committee for Akron National Conference.
  • State Science Day Award was presented.

2001 – 2002

  • Held first Annual Capital Improvement Program luncheon with roughly 125 attendees.
  • Spring Technical Seminar was on infrastructure funding.
  • Project of Year Award was presented to the City of Dublin, Burgess & Niple, and Complete General Construction Company for the Avery Rd. Interchange project; the Meritorious Service Award was presented David W. Jones.
  • State Science Day Award was presented.

2000 – 2001

  • National President D. Piccolomini spoke at the Ohio Section’s luncheon at OTEC.
  • Section’s State Science Day Award was presented in memory of Ted Stitt.
  • Spring Technical seminar was on construction law.