BBN Houston presents Jim Wiethorn '71, Chairman/Principal, Haag Engineering

DateMay 10, 2018
Time7:00 - 8:30 am
LocationJunior League of Houston
1811 Briar Oaks La
Houston, TX 77027
DescriptionJim Wiethorn has been involved in the design, construction, and
evaluation of residential, commercial and industrial buildings since
1973. His experience has included evaluation and assessment of damage
and failure of all construction types and systems, in particular, crane

In 1987, Wiethorn went to work for Haag Engineering Company, the oldest
forensics firm in the nation. He has been involved in over 350 cases
involving crane failures, both nationally and internationally. Whenever a
crane failure occurs, he is nearly always involved as he is one of the
three foremost experts in the world. Some of the most publicized cases
he has investigated include the Miller Baseball Park roof/crane collapse
in Milwaukee; the Jack Breslin Center roof/crane collapse in East
Lansing; the Maumee River Bridge launching girder collapse in Toledo;
and the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge cableway collapse. In addition, he has
served in a myriad of construction litigation cases involving crane
failures, building collapses, foundation failures, damage assessment of
wind vs. wave, as well as product liability of various construction



  • Young Grad ('12-'17) ($15.00*)
  • Reserved Table of 8 ($275.00*)
  • Individual ($25.00*)

*Price includes sales tax.


05/09/2018 09:15 AM

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PublisherThe Baylor Alumni Network
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