Richmond Branch: March Technical Meeting

When:  Mar 21, 2024 from 11:45 AM to 01:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Richmond Branch

Join the ASCE Richmond Branch for a monthly technical lunch meeting where our community of civil engineers come together to network, learn about exciting new topics, and earn 1.0 PDH credit. This is a hybrid style meeting with both in-person and virtual options.

This month Kirk Roberts and Brian Bucek will be presenting on Polyurethane Grouting & Cellular Concrete.



  • Traditional Fills
    • Why Traditional Fills Fail!
  • Polyurethane Grouts and Cellular Concrete Overviews
    • What is Cellular Concrete?
      • Lightweight Fill for:
        • An alternative to Ground Modification
        • Lateral & Axial Load Reduction
        • Embankments/Retaining Wall Backfill
        • Undercutting unsuitable soils and filling excavations
        • Deep foundation alternative
        • What is Polyurethane Grout?
        • Lightweight Grouting for:
        • An alternative to Cementitious Grouts
        • Stabilizing and Lifting Roadways & Bridge Approaches
        • Culvert, Pipe, Seawall & Sinkhole Repair
        • Lifting Concrete Slabs & Void Filling
    • Material Compositions & Physical Properties
      • Density & Strength/ Material and Time Reduction
  • Production
  • Project Profiles
  • Specifying Polyurethane Grouts and Cellular Concrete
  • Question & Answer



Kirk Roberts: VP of Preconstruction
Kirk Roberts | VP of Preconstruction 

Kirk Roberts is Vice President of Preconstruction at CJGeo, a lightweight and chemical specialty grouting contractor. Mr. Roberts focuses on special projects, most of which involve addressing unanticipated challenges in the underground & civil markets with chemical and cellular grouts. From solving a 25MGD mine infiltration problem to stabilizing shafts that are sinking, not being sunk, the more unique, the better.

Brian Bucek; Geotechnical Engineer

Brian Bucek | Geotechnical Engineer

Brian Bucek is a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia and CJGeo's in-house Geotechnical Engineer for Preconstruction. Brian worked as a geotechnical engineer consultant for over 15 years prior to joining CJGeo in May 2022. His current duties include performing engineering calculations for bearing, buoyancy, settlement, and lateral pressure considerations; and review and oversight of third-party laboratories performing unconfined compression testing on CJFill cellular concrete.



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2810: a community gathering place
2810 W Cary St
(Reserved parking spaces on both sides of building and in gravel lot located through gate)
Richmond, VA 23221
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Pricing Information

Registration Regular Late
All Registrants $0.00 $0.00
In-Person (ASCE Member) Regular Late
All Registrants $25.00 $30.00
In-Person (non-ASCE Member) Regular Late
All Registrants $30.00 $35.00
Virtual Regular Late
All Registrants $10.00 $10.00
Virtual Group Regular Late
All Registrants $40.00 $40.00
Student Regular Late
All Registrants $0.00 $0.00
Meeting Sponsorship Regular Late
All Registrants $250.00 $0.00
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