J.H. ANSPACH CONSULTING

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Anspach, James H. and Carlo Pilia.  Advances in 3D Modeling of Existing Subsurface Utility Data.  ASCE T&DI Annual Conference, Orlando, FL 2014.

 Anspach, James H. and Randy Murphy.  ACRP 34.  Subsurface Utility Engineering Management for Airports., National Academy of Sciences., Washington, DC. 2012

 7th International Visualization Symposium.  National Academy of Sciences.  3D Utility Mapping Challenges.  Irvine, CA 2013.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering Information for Airports.  ACRP Study 34.  National Academies, Washington DC 2012.

 Sterling,  Allouche, Anspach, Matthews, Berchmans, Simicevic.  Development of the Selection Assistant for Utility Locating Technologies.  SHRP2 Report S2-R01-RW-2, Transportation Research Board, National Academies, Washington DC 2012.

 C.D.F. Rogers, T. Haoa, S.B. Costello,  M.P.N. Burrow N. Metje, D.N. Chapman, J. Parker, R.J. Armitage,  J.H. Anspach, J.M. Muggleton, K.Y. Foo, P. Wang, S.R. Pennock, P.R. Atkins, S.G. Swingle, A.G. Cohn, K. Goddard, P.L. Lewin, G. Orlando, M.A. Redfern, A.C.D. Royal, and A.J. Saul.  Condition Assessment Of The Surface And Buried Infrastructure – A Proposal For Integration.  Journal of Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, 2011.

 T. Hao , C.D.F. Rogers, N. Metje, D.N. Chapman, J.M. Muggleton, K.Y. Foo, P. Wang, S.R. Pennock, P.R. Atkins, S.G. Swingler, J. Parker, S.B. Costello, M.P.N. Burrow, J.H. Anspach, R.J. Armitage, A.G. Cohn, K. Goddard, P.L. Lewin, G. Orlando, M.A. Redfern, A.C.D. Royal, A.J. Saul Condition Assessment Of The Buried Utility Service Infrastructure.  Journal of Tunneling and Underground Space Technology, 2011.

Anspach, James H. and Lew, Jeff J.  Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Information.  Proceedings of the CIB Annual Meeting, Beijing, China.  2006.

Huber, Frank W. and Anspach, James H.  Reducing Uncertainty in Subsurface Utility Construction.  Proceedings of the ASCE Pipeline Annual Conference, San Diego, CA 2004.

Developing Curricula for Subsurface Utility Engineering.  Proceedings of the CIB W89 International Conference on Building Education and Research (BEAR 2003).  University of Salford, U.K. 2003.  Pg 492-500.

Pipeline Planning Utilizing C/I ASCE 38-02.  “New Pipeline Technologies, Security, and Safety.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, pages 1406-1414. 2003.

Pipeline Relocation Design Utilizing C/I ASCE 38-02.  “New Pipeline Technologies, Security, and Safety.” American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA., pages 1415-1421.  2003.

CI ASCE 38-02.  Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data.  American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA 2002.

Standard Guidelines for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data.  Proceedings of the ASCE Annual Pipeline Conference. Cleveland, OH. 2002.

Lew, Jeffrey J. and Anspach, James H.  Elimination of Utility Line Cuts on a Highway Project Using Subsurface Utility Engineering.  Proceedings of the CIB International Conference on Building Education and Research , London, U.K. 2000.

Cost Savings On Highway Projects Utilizing Subsurface Utility Engineering.  FHWA, 1999.  

Pipeline Route Selection for Rural and Cross-Country Pipelines, American Society of Civil Engineers, Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 46, August 1998.

Protecting Public Safety Through Excavation Damage Prevention, National Transportation Safety Board, PB97-917003, NTSB/SS-97/01, December 1997.

Anspach, James H.  Design and Construction Risk Management for Existing Utilities, Proceedings of the Construction Congress V, American Society of Civil Engineers, October 1997.

Subsurface Utility Engineering:  Applications in Public Works, American Public Works Association, 1997.

Underground Utilities Detection and Excavation, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear and Facility Safety, DOE/EH-0541, December 1996.

Anspach, James H. and Lew, J.J.  Subsurface Utility Engineering: Locating before Construction.  Proceedings of the CIB International Conference on Construction Modernization and Education, Beijing, China, October 1996.

Results and Recommendations Pertaining to Facilities Reliability, Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions, Network Reliability Steering Committee, Bellcore, February 1996.

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE); Summary of Benefits, Costs, Savings, Users, Applications, Activities, and Responsibilities, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Engineering, January 1995.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Damage Prevention Tool for Trenchless Technology.  Proceedings of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology.  May 1995.

Subsurface Utility Engineering, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Engineering, FHWA-PD-96-0004. November 1995.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering: Upgrading the Quality of Utility Information. "Advances In Underground Pipeline Engineering," Second International Conference.  American Society of Civil Engineers. June 1995.

 Anspach, James H.  Managing Risk on Light Rail Projects – Subsurface Utility Engineering, Proceedings of the National Conference on Light Rail Transit, TRB/APTA, November 1995.

Anspach, James H. and J.J. Lew.  Subsurface Utility Engineering: Locating Before Construction.  Proceedings of the CIB International Conference on Construction Modernization and Education, Beijing, China.  October 1996.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering: Upgrading the Quality of Utility Information. "Advances In Underground Pipeline Engineering," Second International Conference.  American Society of Civil Engineers. June 1995.  Note: Nominated for ASCE Technical Paper of the Year.

Review of and Recommendations for Engineering and Construction Practices Relative to Utility Damage Prevention at the Hanford Site, Kaiser Hanford/U.S. Department of Energy, March 1995.

Dodge, Lawra D. and James H. Anspach.  A Case Study of an Environmental Assessment Combining Historical Practices and Subsurface Utility Engineering.  Proceedings of the 1995 American Power Conference.  April 1995.

Anspach, James H. and Stanley E. Wilson.  A Case Study of an Underground 138 kV Transmission Line Design Utilizing Subsurface Utility Engineering.  Proceedings of the American Power Conference, April 1994.

Subsurface Utility Engineering.  Proceedings of the Fourth National Highway/Utility Conference.   U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Engineering.  Publication No. FHWA-PD-94-032. April 1994.

Anspach, James H. Integrating Subsurface Utility Engineering into Damage Prevention Programs. Proceedings of the 1994 Excavation Damage Workshop, National Transportation Safety Board.  September 1994.

Anspach, James H.  Locating and Evaluating the Condition of Underground Utilities. Proceedings of RETROFIT '94, sponsored by Stanford University/National Science Foundation.  June 1994.

Subsurface Utility Engineering - SUE HANDBOOK.  U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Engineering.  October 1994

Cable Cuts:  Causes, Impacts, and Preventive Measures, Special Review, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Safety Quality Assurance Division, June 1993.

Advances in Site Investigation and Detection, “Research Needs in Automated Excavation and Material Handling in the Field,” National Science Foundation, April 1993.

Highway/Utility Guide  U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Technology Applications.  Publication No. FHWA-SA-93-049. June 1993.

Anspach, James, H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering. Proceedings of the 29th Paving and Transportation Conference, University of New Mexico, 1992.

Improving the Quality Level of Underground Information, Proceedings of the Third National Highway/Utility Conference, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Engineering, Publication No. FHWA-PD-93-030, October 1992.

 

Papers/Presentations

 NCEES Annual Meeting.  Understanding ASCE 38 and its Intersection with Engineers, Surveyors, and Geologists.  Seattle, WA 2014.

Lawrence Arcand and James H. Anspach and Randy Seaver.  Pipeline and other Utility Infrastructure Mapping for Planning, Design, Construction, and Damage Prevention.  ASCE Shale Energy Conference, Pittsburgh, PA 2014.

FDOT Design Training Expo.  ASCE Utility As-Built Standard Development.  Orlando, FL 2014.

National Damage Prevention and CGA Conference.  Coordinating with Utilities, Successful Damage Prevention Begins Early in Design.  Phoenix, AZ 2014

National Damage Prevention and CGA Conference.  4 hour Utility Engineering Workshop.  Phoenix, AZ 2014

Rodas, Alejandro and James H. Anspach.  The Emergence of ASCE Standards for Utility Detection and Mapping

for South American Water Development and other Civil Projects.  ASCE EWRI International Water Resources Conference.  Quito, Ecuador.  2014.

Joint Engineers Council of Montana.  Utility Engineering.  Helena, MT, 2013.

Joint Engineers Council of Montana.  Engineering Standards.  Helena, MT, 2013.

National Damage Prevention and CGA Conference.  Good Data, Bad Data.  West Palm Beach, FL 2013

National Damage Prevention and CGA Conference.  4 Hour SUE Workshop.  West Palm Beach, FL 2013

FDOT Design Training Expo.  SUE Plus.  Orlando, FL. 2013.

AAAE GIS Annual Meeting.  Subsurface Utility Engineering Information Management for Airports; Effective Practices for Airports., Arlington VA 2013.

ASCE Texas Section.  Utility Engineering.  Dallas, 2013.

ASCE Annual Meeting.  Managing Utility Risks on Projects:  Standards, Asset Management, and Technology.  Charlotte, NC, 2013.

Texas Section ASCE.  Texas One-Call for Design.  Ft. Worth, TX 2012.

National Damage Prevention and CGA Conference.  When you Know the One-Call Marks are Wrong.  Phoenix, AZ 2012

National Damage Prevention and CGA Conference.  Making the Case for As-Builts.  Phoenix, AZ 2012

Texas Section ASCE.  A Utility Mapping Company Perspective.  Ft. Worth, TX 2012.

TRB Annual Meeting, Session 662.  What’s Missing in the Big Picture.  Washington, DC 2012.

FHWA/FDOT/AASHTO/AGC Joint Conference.   SHRP Research Results. Orlando, FL 2012

FHWA/FDOT CIM Conference.  SHRP Research 3. 2012.

Anspach, James H. and McLaughlin, Matt.  VDOT’s Successful RFID Experiment.  Damage Prevention Professional Magazine, Fall Issue 2011.

Anspach, James H.  Utility Strikes:  When to Dig a Test Hole.   Proceedings of the Underground Construction Technology Conference. Feb 2011.

Anspach, James H. and Young, Gary.  New Technologies for Utility Mapping.  Proceedings of the American Association of Airports Executives GIS conference, March 2011.

Anspach, James, and Young, Gary.  Safety and Savings in Capital Project Design and Construction Using Subsurface Utility Engineering and Advanced Geophysical Imaging.  Fiatech Technology Conference,  April 2011.

Anspach, James H.  SUE and SUE PLUS, A History and Journey.  Damage Prevention Professional Magazine, Summer Issue, 2011.

Anspach, James H.  Managing Pipeline Risk.  Workshop Proceedings of the ASCE Pipeline Conference.  August 2011.

Anspach, James H.  “Subsurface Utility Engineering in 2010 – A Look Back and Towards the Future.”  Damage Prevention Professional Magazine, Summer Issue, 2010.

Anspach, James H.  Utility Location and Highway Design.  NCHRP Study 405.  National Academies, Washington DC 2009.

Innovation in Locating and Characterizing Utilities.  Sterling, Anspach, Allouche, et.al.  SHRPII R-01, National Academies, Washington DC 2009.

Anspach, James H.  International Workshop on Construction Research Funding in the XXI Century: A Partnership between Academia, Industry, and the Public Sector, Urbana, IL. Proceedings, ASCE, Reston, VA 2009.

R. Sterling, J. Anspach, et al. Innovation in Utility Locating and Mapping Technologies.  Proceedings of the 2009 ASCE Pipelines Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Anspach, James H. Update of Utility Engineering Studies.  Proceedings of the 2009 FAA / AAAE GIS Conference, Chicago, IL.

Anspach, James H.  Using Subsurface Utility Engineering for Risk Management on Trenchless Projects.  Proceedings of the 2009 NW Municipal Engineers Forum on Trenchless Technology.  Louisiana Tech University, Held in Tacoma, WA.

Anspach, James H.  Finding and Characterizing Utilities Without Records. Proceedings of the 2009 CGA Excavation Safety Conference & Expo, Orlando, FL.

Anspach, James H. How Standards Affect Damage Prevention Professionals: An Expert Witness Perspective.  Proceedings of the 2009 CGA Excavation Safety Conference & Expo, Orlando, FL.

Anspach, James H.  Keeping Utility Data Current on Long-Duration Projects. Proceedings of the 2008 National Damage Prevention Conference.  Las Vegas, NV.

Anspach, James H.  Unknown Utilities – Finding Them and Dealing with Them.  Proceedings of the 2008 National Damage Prevention Conference.  Las Vegas, NV.

Integrating the Priorities of Transportation Agencies and Utility Companies National Academies, SHRPII Program, Washington DC, 2009.

Sterling, Ray and Anspach, James H. et al.  Encouraging Innovation in Locating and Characterizing Buried Utilities for U.S. Transportation Projects.  12th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, June 16-19, 2008, Birmingham, UK.

Sterling, Ray and Anspach, James H. et al. The Importance of Utility Location and Characterization in Trenchless Applications.  International Trenchless Technology Symposium, Sao Paolo, Brazil. 2008.

Anspach, James H.  Challenges of Utility Data Repositories.  Proceedings of the 2008 Common Ground Alliance Safety Conference, Las Vegas, NV 2008.

Anspach, James H.  History of Utility Damage Prevention.  Proceedings of the 2008 Common Ground Alliance Safety Conference, Las Vegas, NV 2008.

Anspach, James H.  Managing Underground Utility Risks.  Proceedings of the 2008 Chicago-land Construction Safety Council Conference, Chicago, IL, 2008.

Anspach, James H.  Managing Underground Utility Risks.  Proceedings of the Construction Institute Conference, Chicago, IL 2006.

Anspach, James H.  Developing GIS Utility Information for Site Security Issues. Proceedings of the American Association of Airport Executives GIS conference, Dallas, TX. 2005.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering – Through the Crystal Ball.  Trenchless Technology Magazine.  Peninsula, OH  2005.

Anspach, James H.  ASCE 38-02 and Airport GIS Systems.  Proceedings of the American Association of Airport Executives GIS conference, Boston, MA. 2004.

Anspach, James H.  and Harter, John.  Collecting and Depicting Utility Data.  Proceedings of the National Damage Prevention Conference. 2004. Houston, TX.

Anspach, James H.  Designer Tickets:  Pros and Cons.  Proceedings of the National Damage Prevention Conference. 2004. Houston, TX.

Anspach, James H.  New National Utility Standards & Guidelines from AASHTO, ASCE, and FHWA.  Proceedings of the New Jersey Transportation Quality Initiative Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.  2004.

Anspach, James H.  Construction Speed and Utilities.  GEOWORLD, Washington DC 2004.

Nguyen, Kien and Anspach, James H.  Reducing Utility Damages that Affect Air Traffic Control Operations.  Proceedings of the Aviation Technical Committee Symposium.  Federal Aviation Administration. Washington DC.  2003.

Anspach, James H.  Avoiding Utility Relocations.  Proceedings of the International Right of Way Association annual meeting. Austin, TX  2003.

Anspach, James H.  History of the ASCE Standard.  Proceedings of the National Highway and Utility Conference.  Tampa, FL 2003.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) & The New National Engineering Standard For Utilities.  Proceedings of the APWA Annual Meeting, Washington DC. 2002.

Anspach, James H.  The Real Key to Damage Prevention.  Proceedings of the National Damage Prevention Conference.  San Diego, CA. 2002.

Anspach, James H.  The Role of ASCE’s Construction Standards Council.  Proceedings of the ASCE Texas Section Annual Meeting, Arlington, TX.  2002.

Anspach, James H.  Dealing with the Challenges and Risks of Underground Construction, Proceedings of the American Water Works Association, March 1999.

Anspach, James H.  SUE: New Standards – Same Old ApplicationsTrenchless Technology Magazine, Oct 1999.

Anspach, James H.  Defining Allocations of Risk: Support of Risk Management StandardsGeorgia Professional Engineer, December 1998.

Anspach, James H.  Utility Quality on the LevelConstructor Magazine.  March 1998.

Anspach, James H.  SUE Comes of AgeUnderground Construction Magazine.  April 1998.

Anspach, James H.  Reducing Existing Underground Utility Risks on Airport Improvement Projects:  Subsurface Utility Engineering.  Proceedings of the 25th International Air Transportation Conference, June 1998.

Subsurface Utility Engineering Success Stories / Subsurface Utility Engineering Evaluation Activities.  Federal Highway Administration .  Proceedings of the Sixth National Highway/Utility Conference. Cleveland, OH April 16-18, 1997.  Publication  No. FHWA-PD-98-006.

Anspach, James H.  SUE Applies Engineering, Surveying, and Geophysics to Damage PreventionUnderground Focus Magazine.  Sept 1997

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering (4 parts)AEGIS Insurance Services Inc. Quarterly Review.  1996, 1996, 1997, 1997.

Anspach, James H.  NCDOT Documented Savings from Accurate Location DataUnderground Focus Magazine.  Jan 1996.

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE).  North Carolina Department of Transportation, Engineering Management.  February 1, 1996.

Anspach, James H.  Integrating Technology into Subsurface Utility Engineering ProjectsPipeline and Gas Journal.  June 1996.

Anspach, James H. Subsurface Utility Engineering: Utility Detection Methods and Applications. Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems.  Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, April 1996. Pages 443-450.

The Engineer’s View.” (Bi-monthly editorial column) Underground Focus Magazine, Sept-Oct 1995., Nov-Dec 1995., Jan-Feb 1996., April 1996, Nov-Dec 1996, Nov-Dec 1997, Oct-Nov 2000, Apr-May 2001, Apr-May 2002.

Find All Underground Lines Before Construction Starts.”  Underground Focus Magazine, April 1995.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering: Standards for the Depiction of Subsurface Utility Quality Levels Within Geographic Information Systems. Proceedings of the Geographic Information Systems For Transportation Symposium (GIS-T). AASHTO.  April 1995

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility Engineering:  A Damage Prevention Tool for Trenchless Technology, Proceedings of the North American Society for Trenchless Technology, May 1995.

Underground Precision DevelopsEngineering News Record.  Feb 1994.

Anspach, James H.  A Solution Named SUEAirport Magazine.  July 1992.

Anspach, James H.  Out of Sight Work-With VisionOhio Contractor Magazine.  July 1992.

Anspach, James H.  Subsurface Utility EngineeringEngineering Times.  October 1991.

 

 FILMS

Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Technology for the 90's. Written, directed, and produced by So-Deep, Inc. and distributed by the Federal Highway Administration, 1990.

  Subsurface Utility Engineering: A Proven Solution.  Written and directed by So-Deep, Inc.  Produced by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. 1995.