The Dallas Floodway Project

by Gary M. Pettit, Espey, Huston & Associates Inc, Dallas, TX, USA,
Nancy E. Begel, Espey, Huston & Associates Inc, Dallas, TX, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Hydrology


This paper explores the history of the Dallas Floodway project, past performance of the project under various flood conditions, recently updated hydrologic and hydraulic evaluations, and ongoing engineering studies and design work in the floodway. The Dallas Floodway project, as an integral part of the Corps of Engineers' flood protection plan for the City of Dallas, must be continually monitored, maintained and updated to provide the flood protection for which it was designed, and proven that it can provide.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Floods | Hydrologic models | Hydrologic engineering | Engineering history | Integrals | Open channels | Hydraulics | United States | Texas

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