Whose "Fault" Is This? Overcoming Faulting and Ancient Landslides in a Dam Abutment
The Calaveras Dam Replacement Project (CDRP) is the largest project in the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's (SFPUC) $4.8 billion, multi-year Water System Improvement Program (WSIP). The program...

Link Discovered Between San Francisco Bay Area Faults

Trestle Triumph
As part of improvements to a marine oil terminal in California, the design team had to ensure that a nearly century-old timber trestle met contemporary requirements related to operations, seismic activity,...

Parallel Line
The Manahawkin Bay Bridge carries Route 72 from the mainland of Ocean County, New Jersey, to the seaside destination of Long Beach Island. Since the route is the only vehicular link to the island, the...

Pensacola Bay Bridge Design Embraces Pedestrians

Bridge Calendar 2017
Featured bridges are: Tongjin Bridge (Nanxun, Huzhou, China); St. John's Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco,...

Parallel Tunnel Planned for Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Calendar: Bridges 2016
Featured bridges are: Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge (Irondequoit, New York); Dongshuimen Bridge (Chongqing, China); South Grand Island Bridge(s) (Grand Island, NY); Salmon Bay Bridge (Seattle,...

Ground Feature Monitoring Using Satellite Imagery: How Interferometric Stacking of SAR Can Mitigate Geo-Disasters Along Transportation Corridors
Landslides, debris flows, and other types of ground movements are among the most common hazards to humans and infrastructure. According to the United States Geological Survey, annual domestic...

Calendar: Bridges 2015
Featured bridges are: Stewart Canyon Bridge (Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada); Old Trails Bridge (Topock, Arizona); Joso Bridge (Lyons Ferry, Washington); Forth Bridge (Queensferry,...

Filling The Bay: Deepening the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbors
The project to deepen the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbors from elevation -42 to -50 ft was federally authorized in 1999 to accommodate the next generation of post-Panamax container ships....

The largest solar power plant in Japan began operations in November on a peninsula of reclaimed land that extends into Kagoshima Bay...

Transbay Transit Center: Innovations in Automated Monitoring
The new Transbay Transit Center will include a multimodal terminal serving 11 transit systems and future high-speed rail from San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim. This is an ambitious,...

Consent Decree Aims to Reduce Discharges to San Francisco Bay

Calendar: Bridges 2014
Featured bridges include: Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, OR; Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling, WV; Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima, Portugal; Harvey Canal Bridge, Harvey, LA; Los Pinos...

A new roadside stop and picnic area located on a sheltered bay near Haveysund, Norway, along a tourist road that borders the Arctic Ocean features a series of circular and semicircular concrete-framed spaces linked by a curving concrete ramp that descends approximately 5 m from the roadway to the beach.

NewsBriefs: Laser Installation Illuminates Weymouth Bay in Time for Olympics (Parsons Brinckerhoff)

NewsBriefs: NBA Team Incorporates Bay Bridge into New Logo (Golden State Warriors)

Desalination Proponents Eye California's Monterey Bay

Calendar: Bridges 2012
Featured bridges are: Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, NV; Bridge of Aspiration, London; Woodrow Wilson Bridge, VA-MD; Purple People Bridge, Cincinnati, OH; Golden Gate Bridge,...

 

 

 

 

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