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Wed 05.24.2017

Second Avenue Subway- the Road to a Certificate of Occupancy

When: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY, MAY 24

Where: At The Center   

As Chief Program Coordination, Code Compliance and ADA Officer. Gricelda M. Cespedes P.E. is responsible for interagency coordination, adherence to NYCT standards, New York State Building Code and Federal ADA regulations. In that capacity she oversees all capital contracts for MTA New York City Transit Authority. In these capacities, Ms. Cespedes has worked on many MTACC projects such as Fulton Center, 34th Street Hudson Yards and the Second Avenue Subway.

Prior to working in Capital Program Management Ms. Cespedes was part of a new Subways organization, The Line General Managers program where she was the Group General Manager and Line General Manager; Ms. Cespedes has also held the position of Assistant Chief Station Officer for Maintenance and Support, under the Division of Station Operations, Department of Subways responsible for the maintenance of 468 stations, Engineering and Technical Field Support, Stations Programs, Station Refuse train and truck collection, and Mobile Wash, Track Tile and Cleaning Operations. Ms. Cespedes has served over 31 years at MTA- NYCT and is a licensed Engineer in the State of New York, with both a Bachelor and Masters in Civil Engineering, from Manhattan College.

This presentation will discuss the design and construction of the Second Avenue Subway with a focus on Code Compliance review and its importance in the successful opening of Mega Transit Projects. It will provide a better understanding of the importance of a comprehensive code review of projects at design and the need to partner with your code officials to successfully complete your project.

Organized by: Municipal Engineers of the City of New York (MENY)

Price: Free for MENY and AIANY Members; $10 for non-members

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