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REF NO.: 9

SUBJECT: Public lecture: How can road conditions in N.L. be improved?

DATE: Nov. 18

A civil engineering professor at Memorial University will provide an overview of the province’s road conditions, pavement maintenance and the challenges and opportunities for improving road and highway conditions in an upcoming public lecture.

Dr. Kamal Hossain will also discuss how climate change will affect our roads’ performance in the future and share his thoughts on how pavement stakeholders, including government, municipalities, contractors and Memorial University can work together to tackle these challenges to improve road conditions and safety.

This Speaking of Engineering Lecture Series, hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial and the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists N.L., will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. in EN-2006 in the Engineering building on Memorial’s St. John’s campus.
 
Admission is free. Free parking is available in lot 60. All are welcome. Reception to follow.

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For further information, please contact Jackey Locke, communications advisor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University, at (709) 864-8287, 691-5027 or jackey.locke@mun.ca.

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