Damage to Highway Infrastructure 1993 Mississippi River Basin Flooding

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by A. C. Parola, Univ of Louisville, Louisville, United States,
T. E. Fenske, Univ of Louisville, Louisville, United States,
D. J. Hagerty, Univ of Louisville, Louisville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering:

Abstract: A study has been initiated to investigate the basin-wide impact of the 1993 Mississippi River Basin flooding on damage to the highway infrastructure. The study involves site investigations of damaged structures, analysis of failed structures, study of emergency relief funding reports, and categorization of specific infrastructure damages. This paper describes the study and presents preliminary findings.

Subject Headings: Floods | Basins | Damage (structural) | Rivers and streams | Infrastructure | Highways and roads | Structural analysis | Highway bridges | Site investigation | Mississippi River | North America | United States | Mississippi

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