Fifteen years ago, the dry riverbed of the Salt River in Tempe Arizona, became a beautiful desert oasis – Tempe Town Lake. The result of technology, foresight, and ingenuity, the Lake is a top destination in Arizona and an engineering marvel that protects the region from flooding, provides recreational opportunity, and fuels economic development. Learn about the new dam design and construction progress of the world’s largest hydraulically operated hinged steel gate dam currently under construction on the west end of the Tempe Town Lake.
Speaker Bio – Andy Goh, P.E.
Andy Goh is the City Engineer / Deputy Public Works Director for the City of Tempe and he is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Arizona and California. He has over 25 years of municipal engineering and consulting engineering experience. He is a graduate of Arizona State University with Master Degree in Civil Engineering and Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Speaker Bio – Chris Kabala, P.E.
Chris Kabala is the Sr. Civil Engineer/Project Manager for the City of Tempe and he is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Arizona. He has over 20 years of municipal engineering and consulting engineering experience. He joined the City of Tempe in 2006, and is responsible for the managing citywide capital improvement projects. He is a graduate of Tri-State University, Angola Indiana with Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
Speaker Bio – Adam Gordon
Adam Gordon is the project manager for PCL Construction on the Tempe Dam Replacement project. After graduating from Purdue University in 2000, Adam has worked on various notable projects throughout the valley including the Tempe Light Rail and Pedestrian bridges; Tempe Rubber Bladder Replacement; 101/202 Interchange and the Rental Car Facility.