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PE Magazine Coming Soon…..

The Spring issue of the Pittsburgh ENGINEER focuses on Engineering Emergency Response, and is filled with several interesting articles, with Guest Editor Cheryl Moon-Sirianni, P.E., District Executive for PennDOT District 11-0! Here is a preview of Cheryl’s Guest Editor column…. “The phone rings at 5:00 a.m. and a co-worker is on the line explaining that a roadway has just slid onto multiple apartment complexes. Once it is determined everyone and everything is safe, a normal person may immediately feel overwhelmed and anxious, but to an engineer this is the ultimate adrenaline high. Engineers are problem solvers by nature and there is nothing that gets the blood flowing more than an emergency. In addition, there is no greater opportunity for egos to be placed aside and for the ultimate in team building and cooperation to occur. In this Pittsburgh Engineer edition, you are going to read about some recent emergencies that regional engineers have had to deal with over the past few years. Emergencies exist in many forms and what is obviously the common theme is that you really can’t prepare for most of them.”  …look for your copy coming in the mail!

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