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September EP Meeting
GEI Office Rancho Cordova
2868 Prospect Park Dr #400
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM PDT
Category: Emerging Professionals

September Emerging Professionals Meeting (Sacramento)

Design and Construction of Two Mile Bar Tunnel for Oakdale Irrigation District

Presentation by Ron Skaggs, PE, GE – Condor Earth

The presentation will include planning, design, and construction management aspects of the recently completed Two Mile Bar Tunnel, a 6000-ft long water conveyance tunnel in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Tuolumne and Stanislaus counties.  Geotechnical aspects of tunnel design and construction will be covered, including site geology, geotechnical baseline conditions, construction management of changed ground conditions, and design changes due to encountered ground conditions.  

Ron Skaggs is Principal Engineer and Vice President of Engineering of Condor Earth, an employee-owned geotechnical and environmental consulting firm with offices in Sonora, Stockton, and Rancho Cordova, California. Mr. Skaggs obtained a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from California State University, Fresno, and a Master of Engineering from University of California, Davis. Mr. Skaggs is a licensed Civil Engineer in California and Nevada, Geotechnical Engineer in California, and a licensed Hazardous Waste Contractor in California.

Join us on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for our Sacramento area Emerging Professionals Meeting. All geo-professionals welcome regardless of age or experience!

Venue will rotate between the GEI office in Rancho Cordova and the North Natomas Library in Sacramento. This month it will be at GEI in Rancho Cordova.

Cost: $20 Professionals, Students Free

6:30pm Dinner

7:00pm Presentation

8:00pm Conclusion, Q&A

Includes casual dinner and presentation

RSVP to [email protected] by September 16th.


Contact: [email protected]