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RES Live Event - Aqueduct Reimagined Presentation

  • 14-Jun-2023
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Rochester Public Library, Gleason Auditorium


  • This is for the AQUEDUCT PRESENTATION ONLY. If attending the TOUR, you need to register and pay separately - limit of 40.


Join us for a very exciting Continuing Education

RES Live Event

The Broad Street Tunnel Tour (sold out)


                   Aqueduct Reimagined Presentation

Date: Wednesday, June 14

Time:  Tour (SOLD OUT) at 2:00 p.m., Presentation from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. 

Place:  Presentation at the Rochester Public Library Gleason Auditorium

There will be a Social Hour (cash bar) to follow at Dinosaur BBQ for those interested.

PDHs:  2 PDH’s Pending (1 PDH for the Tour (sold out) and 1 PDH for the Presentation)

Cost: Cost is $10 per PDH

Registration:  This is the registration for the Aqueduct Reimagined Presentation only

The tour (sold out) will be limited to 40 attendees, the presentation is not limited.

Many Rochesterians are not aware of the fact that a 1.2 km long tunnel exists in downtown Rochester (the longer of two tunnels downtown).  The former bed of the Erie Canal and the aqueduct that carried the canal later became the Rochester Industrial and Rapid Transit Railway or commonly known as the Rochester subway.  After the subway closed, the tunnel was used to store newsprint for the Gannet Rochester papers and a haven for graffiti artists.  Join us for a fascinating underground tour of the tunnel and then learn about upcoming plans to reimage the Erie Canal Aqueduct.

The tour will be led by Charles Lowe, P.E, NYSDOT, Thomas Hack, P.E. City of Rochester, Retired.  The presentation will be coordinated by Kamal Crues, P.E. current City of Rochester Assistant City Engineer. The event is being coordinated by Howard Ressel, P.E. NYSDOT retired, Popli Design Group.

Note: Details subject to change.


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