Emergency Retaining Wall Replacement: The East 26th Street Slide Repair in Baltimore, MD
During a record rainfall on April 30, 2014, a century-old, stone retaining wall between a dense urban roadway (26th Street) and the CSXT railroad track in Baltimore, MD, failed. The stone retaining wall...

Delicate Procedure
In 1997 the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), located in downtown Baltimore, began addressing a need for expanded health care facilities within the city. But the existing facilities...

A Practical Application of Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Analysis for the Baltimore Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Design/Build Goes Light
Full speed ahead: Those might well be the bywords of Baltimore's Central Light Rail Line extension, a trailblazing project believed to be the first in which the design/build...

Retrofitting Stormwater Quality Improvement BMPs in an Urbanized Environment: Redhouse Run Case Study, Baltimore County, MD

Dredging with Environmental Controls Baltimore, Maryland, Inner Harbor

Clear Sailing
Three recent projects--the Conoid Atrium Wall at the Federal Courthouse in Boston, an addition to the U.S. Bureau of Census building in Baltimore, and a new University of Connecticut academic...

On Scour's Frontier
Combing both computer and physical model studies, engineers attempted to assess the scour of a new North Carolina bridge that will bear the brunt of the East coast's worst...

Application of a Hydrodynamic Model in Design of the Kingman Lake Wetland Restoration Project
The U.S Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District is restoring 45 acres of wetlands within Kingman Lake in the District of Columbia through the placement of dredged material from the...

Computing Flood Damage Reduction Accomplishment
Following flood events, the damage reduced by a federal flood damage reduction project must be computed to inform the public and assist officials in making decisions. This paper will describe...

Quail Creek: A Case Study of Restoration Using Native Materials
Quail Creek, a stream in northern Baltimore County, Maryland, was restored in 1990 using the approach developed by Rosgen to diagnose the problems, and determine the parameters for stable...

Tributary No. 9 Restoration, Maryland State Highway Administration
The Maryland State Highway Administration agreed to accomplish restoration of 1,100 feet of stream channel as part of a mitigation agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore...

Sediment Erosion Rate in the Baltimore Harbor
In-situ erosion experiments were conducted at four selected sites in the Baltimore harbor in May 1995 using the VIMS Sea Carousel. The measurements showed that the erosion rate decreased...

Boston's Home Run
The $1.3 billion Ted Williams Tunnel, the first part of Boston's Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project to be completed, has been designated the Outstanding Civil Engineering...

A Practical Application of Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Analysis for the Baltimore Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Rehabbing Bridges Under Traffic
Four urban examples demonstrate how an owner's decision to keep it open during rehabilitation construction forces the designers to contend with an extra set of problems. Reanchoring...

Winter Storm Mapping a Geographic Information Systems Transportation Applications
The Winter Storm Mapping System (WSMS) has grown out of our Geographic Information System for Transportation (GIS-T). The development of this project began the spring of 1991 on the State...

Impact of Land Use Alternatives on Transportation Demand
This paper documents a study conducted by the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments (Regional Council) for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Under this study, alternative...

Methodology for Determining Vehicle Usage and Speeds for Mobile Source Emissions Inventories
This paper was published by the Baltimore Regional Council of Governments to document its work in preparing data from its regional road model for input into a computer emissions inventory...

Double Rock Park Stream Restoration Project
The Double Rock Park stream restoration is a pilot project for the Baltimore County, Maryland, Stream Restoration Program. The study assessed watershed conditions and the stream channel...

 

 

 

 

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