Engineering Pittsburgh: Bridges by Todd Wilson, P.E.

February 9, 2021
Speaker: Todd Wilson, P.E.

In 2018, the American Society of Civil Engineers Pittsburgh Section celebrated its 100th Anniversary by releasing the book, Engineering Pittsburgh: A History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges & More. Todd was one of two Squirrel Hill residents on a three-person committee that oversaw putting the multi-author book together. This presentation will be based on the bridge chapter he wrote.

About the Speaker: Todd Wilson is an award-winning transportation engineer in Pittsburgh and a noted researcher on bridges. He has photographed bridges in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries and has presented at conferences in five states. He is a past presenter at the Squirrel Hill Historical Society and is a Squirrel Hill resident. Wilson holds engineering degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Point Park’s Rowland School of Business. He serves as a trustee of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation and as History & Heritage Chair for the Pittsburgh Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Publications include coauthoring Images of America: Pittsburgh’s Bridges and Engineering Pittsburgh: A History of Roads, Rails, Canals, Bridges & More.

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