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CEEES Junior Class Field Trip

Start: 10/2/2013 at 4:30AM
End: 10/6/2013 at 8:00PM
Location: Texas Big Infrastructure: Offshore, Coastal, Port, Mining, Stadium
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

3:45amET         Meet at Royal Excursion bus at Eck Visitor Center by bookstore
4:00amET         Departure from campus.  Bus to O’Hare Airport.
7:55amCT-10:20amCT     American Airline flight # AA2305  Chicago – Dallas
11:40amCT-12:55pmCT    American Airline flight # AA3367  Dallas – Corpus Christi
1:30pmCT        Meet Gotta Go Trailways bus at Corpus Christi airport
1:30pm-2:00pm        Bus to Kiewit Offshore Services, 2440 Kiewit Road, Ingleside, Texas
2:00pm-5:00pm        Tour of Kiewit Offshore Services (KOS), Overview presentation and yard tour
5:00pm- 9:00pm        Bus to Galveston, box lunches to take on bus for dinner
Overnight at:        Hampton Inn & Suites Galveston, 6431 Central City Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77551, 409-744-5600

Thursday, October 3, 2013

6:00am-7:50am        Breakfast buffet available in hotel
7:50am            Meet at bus for 8:00am departure
8:00am-11:30am        Met by Harris County Flood Control District Chief Engineer, Steve Fitzgerald, Tour of the Texas City hurricane protection levee, Tour of U.S. Army Corps flood control channels
11:30am         Lunch along way to the Port of Houston Authority at Brady’s Landing Restaurant,8505 Cypress Street, Houston, TX 77012 (on ship channel)
1:00pm-3:30pm        Tour of Port of Houston, 111 East Loop North, Houston, Texas 77029
3:30pm-5:30pm         Bus to College Station, Texas
7:00pm-8:30pm         Dinner at C&J Barbeque, 1010 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, Texas 77803, 979-822-6033
Overnight at:        Hampton Inn College Station, 320 Texas Ave., S., College Station, Texas, 77840, 979-846-0184

Friday, October 4, 2013

6:00am-8:00am        Breakfast buffet available at hotel
8:00am            Meet at bus
8:30am-9:30am        Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory, Texas A&M University, 600 Discovery Drive, College Station
11:30am            Box lunches and kolaches from Kolache Rolfs (979-696-5544) delivered to OTRC
12:00pm-1:00pm            Bus to Walnut Creek Mining Company
1:00pm-4:00pm        Visit to Walnut Creek Mine
4:00pm-6:00pm        Bus to Austin (Bus lot – Laz Parking, 101 Red River)
7:00pm-10:00pm        Iron Cactus Mexican Grill, 606 Trinity St., Austin, 512-472-9240, Mezzanine 2nd floor reserved
Overnight at:         Hilton Austin, 500 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701

Saturday, October 5, 2013

6:30am-8:30am        Breakfast in Liberty Tavern in hotel
8:30am    8:30am        Meet in hotel lobby
8:30am-8:45am        Walk to Walter P. Moore
9:00am-11:30am        WALTER P MOORE, 221 West 6th Street, Suite 800, Austin, Texas 78701
12:00pm-12:45pm        Depart Austin, bus north to Round Rock
12:45pm-2:00pm        Lunch at Salt Lick Bar-B-Que, 3350 E. Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665
2:00pm-5:00pm        Bus to AT&T Stadium  •  One Legends Way  •  Arlington, TX 76011
5:00pm-6:30pm        Time at stadium to socialize, visit pro shop, get ready for the game
6:30pm            ND vs. ASU football game
After game:        Make your way directly to bus for ride to hotel
Overnight at:        Hilton Garden Inn DFW North Grapevine, 205 W. State Hwy 114, Grapevine, Texas 76051

Sunday, October 6, 2013

6:00am            Meet at bus for ride to Dallas Ft Worth airport
8:30am-10:45am        22 seats  American Airlines #AA2332  Dallas to O’Hare
9:00am-11:15am        18 seats  American Airlines #AA2334 Dallas to O’Hare
Upon arrival O’Hare    After collecting luggage and before boarding bus – your chance to pick up some food for Royal Excursion bus ride back to ND
1:00pm            Royal Excursion bus back to Notre Dame
4:00pm-5:00pmET        Arrival back on campus

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