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Tuesday, November 19, 2009

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Progress in Railroad Related NDT

-- A day meeting --

1 PM - 4 PM

We will start with a short Board of Directors meeting.

Host & Speaker: Mr. Greg Garcia
Transportation Technology Center, Inc (TTCI)

A short overview presentation of the TTCI mission, facilities and operations will be followed by a tour to see a unique laser ultrasonic rail inspection system and developments for rail, tie bar inspections.

Dress should be causal with good walking shoes -- no sandals, crocs, tennis shoes or other soft shoes. Hard hats and safety glasses will be provided at TTCI. The 15 day weather forecast is for sunshine, but a light jacket is recommended. .

Mr. Greg Garcia is a program manager for various NDT related projects; is a long term members of ASNT; and an officer of the Colorado Section of ASNT.

Note: Attendees are urged to get lunch at one of the facilities in Pueblo before traveling the TTCI site as on-site dining is limited.

TTCI is a government facility, so we have to have a list of attendees in advance to issue badges. The following are required:

  • Name
  • Company Affiliation or self
  • Citizenship – US not required, but identification is required
  • Evidence of car insurance

Email you reservation and identification data on or before 12 November data to:

RSVP: Ward Rummel

Location & Directions (map) [see also the map in the pdf document]:

Transportation Technology Center, Inc (TTCI)
55500 DOT Rd
Pueblo, Colorado 81001

The TTCI site is located approximately 30 MILES FROM PUEBLO (1 hour)
Pueblo is approximately 110 miles south of Denver (2 hours)
Please note that once you get to Pueblo, it is still a 30-40 minute drive to TTCI.

Take I-25 South to Pueblo
Take Highway US50 West to the Pueblo Airport (TTCI) exit.
Turn left under the highway and take the first right toward the airport (CR-3)
Continue past the airport and warehouse / terminals. A small sign will state "to TTCI"
Continue on this road for approximately 30 miles to the entrance to TTCI.
(There are two forks in the road – one under construction and one further on – take the left fork and continue left around the curve at the next T in the road)


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