Foundation Reuse and Enhancement: A Viable Option for Bridge Widening and Replacement Projects
The transportation system in the U.S. includes over 607,000 bridges for grade separations, interchange configurations, and stream crossings. As governmental entities embark on the rehabilitation and rebuilding...

Project Layout
Microtunneling projects should be laid out with attention to the benefits and constraints unique to this construction process. The following recommendations address some of these concerns:...

Notes on Heavy Lift Design
The interrelated activities and responsibilities of the various organizations involved in the lift design and offshore installation of topside facilities for an offshore platform are discussed....

Tunneling with Care
The Mission Valley Light Rail East extension was to run just north of San Diego State University (SDSU), and was to be constructed using a tunnel-boring machine (TBM). But the Metropolitan...

Closing the Gap
In 1944 Congress authorized construction of the Foothills Parkway, a 116 km highway through the Tennessee mountains along the northwestern edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park....

Tight Squeeze
The Newark, New Jersey Route 21 Viaduct Replacement is a massive, $250 million highway improvement program being undertaken by the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Michael Baker...

Managing the Megaproject
The Mon/Fayette Expressway and Southern Beltway will link Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Morgantown, West Virginia via a 104 km, $3.5 billion Y-shaped highway. With the project split into...

PRT System Capacity

Livability-Based MOEs for LRT Alignment Selection

Electromagnetic Conductivity Survey of Pipeline Alignments for Soil Corrosivity Assessment and Corrosion Control Design for Large Diameter Water Pipelines

City of San Diego Mid-City Pipeline Project Integrating a Public Outreach Program into the Planning and Alignment Selection Process

Balancing Environment and Reliability: East Mission Gorge Trunk Sewer Rehabilitation Project Cast Study

Cliffside Correction
Construction of a 10 km sewer collector in Valparaíso, Chile, came to a halt due to construction difficulties experienced during pipe jacking operations. Analysis revealed not only construction...

A Case Study in Urban Microtunneling the New St. James Avenue Interceptor Project Boston, Massachusetts

Incorporating Microtunnels into the Design of Pipeline Networks

The Light Rail Transit Safety Experience

Alignment of Costs and Beneficiaries During Relicensing

Consistent Quality Thru Business Process Alignment

Rubber Meets the Road in Maine
Maine design engineers working on a $42 million highway project, faced several settlement problems in the alignment's soft soil. One of their solutions was to use 500,000...

Effects of Approach Flow Conditions on Pump Sump Design
An important obstacle to the development of a generalized sump design is the variability of flow conditions in approach areas. The geometry and alignment of the areas immediately upstream...

 

 

 

 

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