July Luncheon

ASHE-Bluegrass recently hosted a luncheon where guest speaker Jason Siwula provided an overview of the Six-Year Highway Plan. Section President, Kevin Damron and Treasurer, Lee Carlisle also announced the winners of the ASHE Transportation Improvement Award.

Congratulations to American Engineers, Inc. – AEI and Palmer Engineering.

Palmer Engineering won in both categories

-Perry County, KY 15 in the Over $5 Million Category

-Hardin County, US-31W in the $5 Million and Under Category

American Engineers, Inc was the runner-up in the $5 Million and Under Category with their project in Warren County, US-231

Special thanks to LFUCG for the use of their conference room to host the meeting.

Section President Kevin Damron
Section Treasurer Lee Carlisle

Transportation Improvement Award Presentations

After a long hiatus ASHE-Bluegrass was able to get people back for an in-person meeting this week. The topic of this month’s meeting was the ASHE Transportation Improvement Award Project Presentations. Special thanks to LFUCG for the use of the Phoenix Building to host the meeting and to each group that presented:

*Over $5 Million Cateogry:

-Perry County, KY-15 (KYTC D10, Palmer Engineering, Bizzack Construction)

*$5 Million & Under:

-Warren County, US-231 Scottsville Road Spot Improvements (KYTC D3, AEI – American Engineers, Inc., Scotty’s Contracting & Stone)

-Hardin County, US-31W RCUTs & Intersection Improvements (KYTC D4, Palmer Engineering, Scotty’s Contracting & Stone)

2022 ASHE National Conference

Kevin Damron recently had the opportunity to network with past, present, and future presidents of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) at the 2022 National Conference. From right to left, Kevin is standing with ASHE Presidents Leigh Lilla (2023), Stan Harris (2024), and Tim Mathews (2021-2022).

2022 ASHE National Project of the Year Award-Brent Spence Bridge

The Brent Spence Bridge Fire & Rehabilitation Project won the ASHE 2022 National Project of the Year Award – Under $20 Million Category at the 2022 ASHE National Conference in Columbus, Ohio. The emergency repair project was co-sponsored by the ASHE Bluegrass and Derby City Sections in Kentucky and submitted for the national award by the ASHE Great Lakes Region.  Kevin Damron, ASHE Bluegrass Section President, Stacee Hans, KYTC Brent Spence Project Manager, Aaron Stover, Michael Baker Engineering, Cody Kerr, Kokosing, and Kirsten Bowen, ASHE Great Lakes Region President, were in attendance at the ASHE National Conference for the awards ceremony. 

Pictured Left to Right Kevin Damron, Stacey Hans, Aaron Stover, Cody Kerr and Kristen Bowen