Western Bridge Engineers 2019

The Western Bridge Engineers’ Seminar is seeking abstracts from owners, designers, researchers, producers, contractors and suppliers. Anticipated topics include:

  • Bridge Design and Construction
  • Bridge Load Rating Challenges
  • Bridge Inspection, Maintenance, and Preservation Techniques
  • Bridge Management and Performance Measures
  • Bridge Foundation Analysis and Design
  • Accelerated bridge Construction
  • Seismic Design and Retrofit
  • Rehabilitation and Preservation of Bridges
  • Innovative Materials for Bridge Construction
  • Bridge Design for Enhanced Durability
  • Hydraulic Modeling and Scout Analysis
  • Bridge Research

The final sessions will be determined based on the abstracts received.




  • Abstracts need to be submitted by March 1, 2019.  Notifications of acceptance will be sent by June 1, 2019.

  • Presentations will be 30 minutes in length (include 5 min. for questions). Plan on using PowerPoint to highlight your speaking points.

  • Abstracts must include the Title of the Presentation, Proposed Category, Author name(s), professional affiliation, address, phone number, and email address

  • Abstracts should be no more than 500 words

  • Abstracts need to be submitted online here by March 1, 2019
  • Email any additional abstract information and documents to wbes@wsu.edu


 Any questions, please call Diane Deyerler at 253-445-4631 or email diane.deyerler@wsu.edu