2960 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043
“Site Designs for Protecting Water Quality – Award Winning Projects” and "Permanente Creek Trail Project"
at Michael’s at Shoreline, (2960 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View CA 94043)
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 10:30 am to 1:30 pm (Note earlier start time.)
Site Designs for Protecting Water Quality - Award Winning Projects
Jill Bicknell, P.E., Assistant Program Manager of SCVURPPP, will provide a brief description of the SCVURPPP awards program, and will present awards to the folllowing 2013 Site Design Award winners:
• Fourth Street Apartments, San Jose • David and Lucile Packard Foundation Headquarters, Los Altos • River Oaks Park, San Jose • Creekside Sports Park, Los Gatos
Jill Bicknell is a water resources engineer and manager at EOA, Inc. in Sunnyvale, CA, and has over 25 years of consulting engineering and project management experience. Jill has served as the Assistant Program Manager for the Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program (SCVURPPP) for over 16 years. Her current focus is assisting municipalities with implementation of permit requirements for control of stormwater pollution from new development and construction activities. Permanente Creek Trail Project
Sean Rose, P.E., Supervising Civil Engineer with the City of Berkeley (formerly with the City of Mountain View), and Michael Fisher, P.E., Senior Project Manager with Mark Thomas & Co. Inc., will speak about the Permanente Creek Trail Project. The Permanente Creek Trail Route 101 Overcrossing and Old Middlefield Way Undercrossing project provides a direct bicycle/pedestrian connection between the residential areas south of Route 101 and the existing Permanente Creek Trail and Google campus to the north. More specifically, the bicycle/pedestrian trail improvements include a 95-foot long concrete culvert pedestrian undercrossing at Old Middlefield Way, Route 101 overcrossing, an additional 1,400 feet of paved AC path, and a new floodwall for the creek. In addition to providing critical crossings of Highway 101 and Old Middlefield Way, the project also addressed many of the policies and goals identified in the City’s Bicycle Transportation Plan and General Plan that aimed to achieve the City’s long-range development plans.
The key success of this project was development of the project team and coordination with all parties involved. City of Mountain View and MTCo coordinated closely with Google, SCVWD, Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Caltrans, Department of Fish and Game, Regional Water Quality Control Board, and the Army Corp of Engineers to secure easements, approvals and address security issues during construction. Google provided support to the project by allowing use of their parking lot for staging areas and modification to their property to accommodate project features.
Sean Rose is a Supervising Civil Engineer with the Ctiy of Berkeley Public Works Department. At Berkeley, Sean manages a team of civil engineers and land surveyors responsible for delivering street, storm drain, sidewalk, and other capital projects and programs. Sean worked in a similar capacity at the City of Mountain View from 2008 to 2013. Prior to joining Mountain View, Sean was a civil engineering consultant for Winzler and Kelly Consulting Engineers in San Francisco. Over the course of his career, Sean has worked on a variety of infrastructure projects including bridges, tunnels, roads, buildings, trails, parks, flood control, and many others, in a variety of capacities from Project Engineer, Project Manager and mos recently Group Manager. Sean is a Past-President of the San Jose Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers. During his time at Mountain View, Sean was the Project Manager for the design of the Permente Creek Trail Project from Highway 101 to Old Middlefield Way.
Michael Fisher has more than 23 years of experience in roadway, bridge, bicycle, traffic and municipal engineering projects. He is currently a Senior Project Manager with Mark Thomas & Company where he has lead a very diverse portfolio of projects from municipal utility, to large interchange projects. In recent years he has lead over half a dozen bicycle/trail projects in the cities of Mountain View, Santa Clara, and Merced. Michael was the consultant PM for the Permanente Creek Trail Project from Highway 101 to Old Middlefield Way.